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Table 1 Serum lipid profiles (mmol/L) in Chinese primary school children by gender and by living area

From: Gender and urban–rural difference in anthropometric indices predicting dyslipidemia in Chinese primary school children: a cross-sectional study

  Urban area p-value * (between genders) Rural area p-value * (between genders) p-value * (between urban and rural areas)
  Boys Girls Boys Girls
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
n 311   272    88   102    
TC 3.96 0.62 3.96 0.63 0.9 3.43 0.54 3.58 0.69 0.09 <0.0001
TG 0.99 0.52 1.04 0.60 0.3 0.92 0.64 0.95 0.47 0.7 0.1
HDL-C 1.49 0.36 1.46 0.33 0.2 1.40 0.26 1.41 0.27 0.7 0.006
LDL-C 1.94 0.52 1.94 0.52 1 1.64 0.40 1.74 0.60 0.2 <0.0001
  1. TC total cholesterol, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol
  2. *p-value was calculated by Student’s t-test.