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Table 3 Linear trends in plasma lipid and glucose levels (mg/dl) and LVMI (gm/m2) in relation to different WC groups among NT and HT men and women

From: Cut off values of waist circumference & associated cardiovascular risk in egyptians

Risk Factors WC category (cm) Linearity
  < 75 75- 85- 95- 105- > 114.9 p
NT men        
HDL 42 ± 10 41 ± 9 41 ± 10 38 ± 9 37 ± 7 40 ± 14 0.013
LDL 107 ± 24 105 ± 32 115 ± 32 128 ± 35 111 ± 27 152 ± 73 < 0.001
TG 106 ± 30 110 ± 41 154 ± 92 155 ± 66 172 ± 86 200 ± 71 < 0.001
FBS 86 ± 13 88 ± 16 92 ± 25 97 ± 42 112 ± 54 119 ± 35 < 0.001
PP 104 ± 28 111 ± 42 120 ± 46 117 ± 63 140 ± 72 140 ± 47 0.003
LVMI 89.7 ± 21 89.4 ± 25 89.3 ± 23 87.5 ± 21 89.4 ± 16 93.9 ± 16 0.997
HT men        
HDL 44 ± 9 42 ± 10 40 ± 10 39 ± 10 39 ± 10 40 ± 11 0.021
LDL 108 ± 39 110 ± 33 118 ± 37 123 ± 42 129 ± 43 124 ± 35 0.003
TG 102 ± 38 132 ± 62 164 ± 88 177 ± 104 181 ± 84 194 ± 103 < 0.001
FBS 90 ± 16 108 ± 71 102 ± 42 105 ± 48 112 ± 52 123 ± 68 0.018
PPBs 111 ± 32 128 ± 64 135 ± 70 145 ± 73 146 ± 73 167 ± 69 0.005
LVMI 109.3 ± 35 101.6 ± 33 100.4 ± 29 99.95 ± 29 102.8 ± 32 114.2 ± 54 0.727
NT women        
HDL 45 ± 11 44 ± 10 44 ± 11 44 ± 10 40 ± 9 45 ± 11 0.152
LDL 108 ± 28 115 ± 43 119 ± 37 120 ± 35 134 ± 38 123 ± 36 0.002
TG 99 ± 40 114 ± 48 124 ± 57 148 ± 98 142 ± 64 173 ± 90 < 0.001
FBS 95 ± 47 93 ± 22 96 ± 39 104 ± 98 97 ± 34 114 ± 52 0.032
PPBs 116 ± 51 118 ± 42 116 ± 41 131 ± 61 113 ± 34 147 ± 89 0.043
LVMI 73.7 ± 16 76.3 ± 18 75.7 ± 16 77.8 ± 16 85.1 ± 17 90.4 ± 25 < 0.001
HT women        
HDL 48 ± 12 46 ± 11 45 ± 10 44 ± 10 43 ± 10 42 ± 11 < 0.001
LDL 120 ± 38 122 ± 36 123 ± 39 139 ± 45 137 ± 45 148 ± 50 < 0.001
TG 106 ± 44 137 ± 71 148 ± 67 161 ± 81 160 ± 75 168 ± 76 < 0.001
FBS 96 ± 21 102 ± 31 106 ± 46 122 ± 69 123 ± 63 127 ± 63 < 0.001
PPBs 135 ± 53 131 ± 47 147 ± 72 159 ± 88 159 ± 79 167 ± 82 < 0.001
LVMI 94.5 ± 38 92.6 ± 32 89.4 ± 24 93.3 ± 25 92.4 ± 25 95.2 ± 22 0.638
  1. HDL: High density lipoprotein cholesterol
  2. LDL: Low density lipoprotein cholesterol
  3. TC: Total cholesterol
  4. FBs: fasting blood sugar
  5. PPBs: post prandial blood sugar.