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Table 3 Spearman’s correlation coefficients between HDL-C concentration and other characteristics in different age groups

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

Characteristics HDL-C (mmol/l)
<45y 45-54y ≥55y
HDL-C efflux capacity (%) −0.217 − 0.267 0.006
Age (years) − 0.330 0.282 −0.365
TC (mmol/l) 0.110 0.226 −0.177
TG (mmol/l) −0.588* −0.326* − 0.775*
LDL-C (mmol/l) 0.032 0.168 −0.083
Apo A1 (mmol/l) 0.864* 0.669* 0.803*
Apo B (mmol/l) 0.127 0.065 −0.349
Apo A2 (mmol/l) −0.014 0.600* 0.511
Apo E (mg/l) −0.108 0.040 −0.481
Apo B/Apo A1 −0.374* −0.143 − 0.535
Lp(a) (g/l) −0.295 0.138 0.194
BMI (kg/m2) −0.561* −0.400* − 0.398
WC (cm) −0.272 − 0.273 −0.209
  1. Abbreviations: HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, Apo apolipoprotein, Lp(a) lipoprotein(a), BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference
  2. * Statistically significant as p < 0.05;