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Table 1 The baseline characteristics and trends of cardiovascular risk factors of the study population (n = 93)

From: Lower than average HDL cholesterol efflux capacity in Lithuanian population

Characteristics All patients Severe dyslipidemia group Control group p
n = 93 n = 45 n = 48
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Age (years) 48.73 6.60 50.53 1.11 47.04 0.76 0.001
TC (mmol/l) 6.16 2.32 7.93 0.32 4.51 0.08 < 0.001
LDL-C (mmol/l) 4.05 2.06 5.42 0.33 2.77 0.07 < 0.001
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.28 0.32 1.26 0.05 1.30 0.04 0.975
TG (mmol/l) 1.77 1.82 2.63 0.34 0.95 0.06 < 0.001
ApoA1 (mmol/l) 1.66 0.25 1.68 0.04 1.64 0.03 0.321
ApoB (mmol/l) 1.10 0.49 1.47 0.07 0.75 0.02 < 0.001
ApoA2 (mmol/l) 0.34 0.05 0.35 0.01 0.33 0.01 0.051
ApoB/ApoA1 0.66 0.29 0.88 0.04 0.46 0.01 < 0.001
ApoE (mg/l) 56.43 29.08 71.69 4.93 42.13 2.03 < 0.001
Lp(a) (g/l) 0.19 0.28 0.25 0.05 0.13 0.03 0.003
Frequencies n % n % n % p
Men (%) 45 48.4 21 46.7 24 50 0.748
AH (%) 30 32.3 20 44.4 10 20.8 0.015
Abdominal obesity (%) 44 47.3 22 48.9 22 45.8 0.768
Smoking (%) 30 32.3 12 26.7 18 37.5 0.264
CHD history (%) 35 37.6 29 64.4 6 12.5 < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, TC total cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglycerides, Apo apolipoprotein, Lp(a) lipoprotein(a), AH arterial hypertension, CHD coronary heart disease