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Table 2 Comparison of lipid status between MI cases and controls (median, 25th-75th percentile)

From: Non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol versus low density lipoprotein cholesterol as a discriminating factor for myocardial infarction

Parameters MI cases Control P value
TC (mg/dl) 173.70 139.32 0.000
  142.82-212.30 119.97-174.15  
Tg (mg/dl) 131.55 113.94 0.016
  96.47-192.94 95.00-138.00  
LDL-C (mg/dl) 108.08 69.15 0.000
  73.34-146.68 48.86-105.65  
HDL-C (mg/dl) 38.60 46.44 0.000
  34.74-42.46 42.57-50.31  
non-HDL-C (mg/dl) 135.10 96.75 0.000
  100.36-173.70 69.66-131.58  
LDL-C/ HDL-C 2.80 1.45 0.000
  1.82-3.50 1.01-2.45  
TC/ HDL-C 4.67 3.07 0.000
  3.70-5.00 2.46-3.89  
  1. Legend: TC- Total cholesterol; Tg- Triglycerides ; LDL-C- Low density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C- High density lipoprotein cholesterol; non-HDL-C- Non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C/HDL-C- Ratio of LDL-C to HDL-C ; TC/HDL-C- Ratio of TC to HDL-C.