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Table 2 The lipid profiles between men and women with diabetes

From: Characteristics of lipid profiles and lipid control in patients with diabetes in a tertiary hospital in Southwest China: an observational study based on electronic medical records

Lipid profiles (mmol/L) Gender p
Men Women
LDL-C, n (%)    < 0.001
 < 2.59 19,057 (63.8) 10,765 (56.9)  
 ≥2.59 6941 (23.2) 4876 (25.8)  
 ≥3.37 2776 (9.3) 2228 (11.8)  
 ≥4.14 764 (2.6) 731 (3.9)  
 ≥4.92 328 (1.1) 304 (1.6)  
TG, n (%)    < 0.001
 < 1.70 20,065 (67.2) 11,437 (60.5)  
 ≥1.70 4323 (14.5) 3293 (17.4)  
 ≥2.26 4581 (15.3) 3656 (19.3)  
 ≥5.65 898 (3.0) 518 (2.7)  
HDL-C, n (%)    < 0.001
 Men < 1.04; women < 1.30 13,619 (45.6) 10,808 (57.2)  
 Men ≥1.04; women ≥1.30 12,521 (41.9) 6014 (31.8)  
 Men ≥1.55; women ≥1.81 3727 (12.5) 2082 (11.0)  
Non-HDL-C, n (%)    < 0.001
 < 3.37 19,973 (66.9) 11,492 (60.8)  
 ≥3.37 5587 (18.7) 3950 (20.9)  
 ≥4.14 2577 (8.6) 2030 (10.7)  
 ≥4.92 1730 (5.8) 1431 (7.6)  
  1. Abbreviations: LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, non-HDL-C non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
  2. Chi-square tests of proportions