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Table 3 Lipid profile results of studied groups and reference values.

From: The relationships between exogenous and endogenous antioxidants with the lipid profile and oxidative damage in hemodialysis patients

Parameters Healthy Subjects (n = 20) Hemodialysis Patients (n = 29) Reference Values57
  Men (n = 10) Women (n = 10) Men (n = 19) Women (n = 10) Men Women
TC (mg.dL -1 ) 147.27 ± 4.48 181.14 ± 5.38a < 200
  145.9 ± 7.9 148.9 ± 4.1 178.2 ± 6.2 182.7 ± 10.3   
LDL-c (mg.dL -1 ) 72.66 ± 4.37 115.89 ± 3.79a < 130
  69.4 ± 6.5 76.9 ± 5.6 117.5 ± 4.5 111.5 ± 7.0   
HDL-c (mg.dL -1 ) 55.90 ± 3.00 28.89 ± 1.92a   
  53.0 ± 3.9 61.0 ± 3.9 29.2 ± 2.9 28.7 ± 2.4 > 40 > 45
TG (mg.dL -1 ) 90.70 ± 6.40 160.37 ± 9.28a < 150
  90.7 ± 6.3 85.4 ± 11.0 175.4 ± 11.9 131.9 ± 11.7 b   
LDL-c/HDL-c 1.28 ± 0.11 4.48 ± 0.32a < 3.55
  1.3 ± 0.1 1.2 ± 0.2 4.7 ± 0.5 4.0 ± 0.2   
TC/HDL-c 2.68 ± 0.15 7.12 ± 0.55a < 5
  2.8 ± 0.2 2.5 ± 0.3 7.3 ± 0.9 6.8 ± 0.6 b   
  1. The values are expressed as mean ± standard error of the mean (SEM).
  2. a p < 0.05 when compared with healthy subjects; b Inter gender difference (p < 0.05).
  3. Abbreviations: TC: cholesterol total; LDL-c: LDL cholesterol; HDL-c: HDL cholesterol; TG: triglycerides.