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Table 3 Diagnostic value of lipid parameters in MI

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

Parameters Cut-off values Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%)
TC 200 mg/dl 33.33 84.31 68.0 55.84
Tg 150 mg/dl 35.29 82.35 66.67 56.0
LDL-C 100 mg/dl 52.94 70.59 64.29 60
HDL-C 40 mg/dl 58.82 80.39 75.0 66.13
non-HDL-C 130 mg/dl 58.82 72.55 68.18 63.79
LDL-C/HDL-C 2.5 50.98 76.47 68.42 60.94
TC/ HDL-C 5 35.29 84.31 69.23 56.58
  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; PPV- Positive predictive value; NPV- Negative predictive value.