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Table 4 Comparison of plasma apoCIII, TNF-α and hs-CRP levels between Li and Han people in coronary heart disease patients (CHD) and healthy controls (control)

From: Association of plasma apolipoprotein CIII, high sensitivity C-reactive protein and tumor necrosis factor-α contributes to the clinical features of coronary heart disease in Li and Han ethnic groups in China

Parameter CHD Control
Li people
(n = 112)
Han people
(n = 126)
P-value Li people
(n = 120)
Han people
(n = 116)
P-value
ApoCIII (mg/dl) 16.46 ± 6.08 17.05 ± 5.90 0.448 11.72 ± 5.16* 10.07 ± 4.63 0.011
TNF-α (pg/ml) 15.71 ± 5.52** 18.59 ± 6.73 0.000 9.74 ± 4.31 9.23 ± 3.38 0.314
Hs-CRP (mg/l) 8.21 ± 7.09** 10.75 ± 7.44 0.008 2.15 ± 1.51 2.12 ± 1.63 0.908
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD. ApoCIII Apolipoprotein CIII, TNF-α Tumor necrosis factor α, Hs-CRP High-sensitivity C-reactive protein, CHD Coronary heart disease.*< 0.05, **P < 0.01, Li people versus Han people in CHD and control groups using t-test