Table 1

Descriptive statistics, correlation coefficient (above diagonal) and significance (below diagonal) of serum lipid traits

Traitsa

N

Mean ± SDb

Minimum

Maximum

CT

HDL

TG

LDL

HDL/LDL


CT

330

81.18 ± 12.79

50.95

110.94

0.31

0.22

0.83

-0.42

HDL

330

23.68 ± 4.59

12.19

34.53

***

0.22

0.10

0.59

TG

330

40.18 ± 11.96

15.04

74.10

***

***

0.06

0.10

LDL

330

49.46 ± 11.26

25.53

78.12

***

NS

NS

-0.69

HDL/LDL

330

0.49 ± 0.14

0.21

1.28

***

***

***

***


aTrait abbreviations: CT Cholesterol concentrations (mg/dL); HDL High Density Lipoprotein concentrations (mg/dL); TG Triglyceride concentrations (mg/dL); LDL Low Density Lipoprotein concentrations (mg/dL); HDL/LDL ratio between HDL and LDL concentrations, N = number of animals; NS not significant.

bStandard deviation; *** P < 0.001.

Uddin et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:62   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-62

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