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Table 3 Lipid panel distribution according to sex

From: Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among adults without obvious cardiovascular disease in a rural community in Ekiti State, Southwest Nigeria

Variables Male (N = 30) Female (N = 60) Total (N = 90) χ2 P-Value
  N (%) N (%) N (%)   
TC (mmol/L)
≤4.98 29 (96.7) 57 (95.0) 86 (95.5) 63.375 0.167
5.00–5.98 1 (3.3) 3 (5.0) 4 (4.5)   
≥6.00 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)   
LDL–C (mmol/L)
<2.50 27 (90.0) 42 (70.0) 69 (76.6) 63.750 0.251
2.50–3.23 3 (10.0) 17 (28.3) 20 (22.3)   
3.25–3.98 0 (0.0) 1 (1.7) 1 (1.1)   
≥4.00 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)   
TG (mmol/L)
<3.75 27 (90.0) 52 (86.0) 79 (87.5) 60.154 0.263
3.75–4.98 3 (10.0) 8 (14.0) 11 (12.5)   
≥5.00 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0)   
HDL–C (mmol/L)
≤ 0.98 9 (30.0) 18 (30) 27 (30.0) 40.886 0.867
1.00 – 1.48 12 (40.0) 25 (41.7) 37 (41.2)   
≥ 1.50 9 (30.0) 17 (28.3) 26 (28.8)   
Incomplete result 3 (9.1) 11 (15.5) 14 (13.5)   
  1. TC Total cholesterol, LDL-C Low density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG Triglyceride, HDL-C High density lipoprotein cholesterol.