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Table 2 Biochemical characteristics of subjects

From: Early accelerated senescence of circulating endothelial progenitor cells in premature coronary artery disease patients in a developing country - a case control study

  PCAD Controls P value
Means ± SD Means ± SD
  (N = 57) (N = 57)  
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 128.5 ± 32.7 171.1 ± 36.0 <0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 112.6 ± 59.2 175.5 ± 108.5 <0.001
HDL (mg/dl) 35.3 ± 7.1 40.8 ± 5.5 <0.001
VLDL (mg/dl) 22.7 ± 11.9 34.4 ± 20.0 <0.001
LDL (mg/dl) 72.7 ± 30.5 96.2 ± 25.3 <0.001
LDL/HDL ratio 2.13 ± 0.96 2.4 ± 0.84 0.076
Glucose (mg/dl) 100.3 ± 44.3 96.4 ± 15.5 0.477
Insulin (mU/L) 8.9 ± 6.1 11.5 ± 10.7 0.074
Insulin resistance 2.31 ± 2.0 2.89 ± 3.2 0.199
CRP (mg/dl) 3.01 ± 3.4 3.5 ± 3.03 0.316
Homocysteine (μmol/L) 18.23 ± 11.99 13.65 ± 9.90 0.038