Table 2: Reference ranges.
(a) Lipid profile

Normal (mmol/L)High (mmol/L)

Cholesterol (TC)<5.18≥5.18
Triglycerides (TG)<1.69≥1.69

Normal (mmol/L)Low (mmol/L)

HDL-C≥1.03<1.03

(b) Cardiac markers ranges

NormalHigh

Lp(a)≤1.07 μmol/L>1.07 μmol/L
hsCRP≤0.75 mg/dL>0.75 mg/dL
APOB-MALES<1.62 g/L≥1.62 g/L
APOB-FEMALES<1.71 g/L≥1.71 g/L

NormalLow

APOA-MALES≥0.90 g/L<0.90 g/L
APOA-FEMALES≥1.07 g/L<1.07 g/L
APOA/APOB ratio≤1>1

(c) Glucose levels

Normal (mmol/L)High ((mmol/L)

FBS<5.55≥5.55

(d) Body mass index

Normal (kg/m2)Overweight (kg/m2)OBESE (kg/m2)

BMI18.5–22.923–24.9≧25