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Table 3 Study parameters observed for 94 patients with major depression and 152 healthy controls

From: Prospective plasma lipid profiling in individuals with and without depression

  Depressive patients Healthy controls P-value
Height (m) 1.68 (1.65–1.78) 1.70 (1.64–1.77) 0.931
Weight (kg) 74.5 (60.0–90.0) 70.0 (60.0–80.6) 0.214
BMI (kg/m2) 25.11 (21.36–28.50) 23.95 (21.53–26.43) 0.134
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 108.0 (75.8–154.1) 84.0 (63.0–132.2) 0.014
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 192.5 (166.0–225.2) 190.0 (168.0–218.0) 0.529
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 120.0 (93.8–152.0) 114.0 (94.0–140.0) 0.269
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 55.0 (46.9–123.0) 61.5 (47.4–72.6) 0.049
BD-II score 25 (18–33) 5 (2–9) < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, BDI-II Beck depression inventory
  2. Data are presented as medians (Q1 – Q3)