Table 2: Correlation analyses between oxidative stress biomarkers and lipid parameters in subclinical hypothyroidism and controls subjects.

TBARSCATSOD
nmol MDA/mLU/g HbU/mg Hb

TC (mmol/L)0.757**0.650**0.209
HDL (mmol/L)−0.302−0.268−0.258
LDL (mmol/L)0.812**0.644**0.540*
TG (mmol/L)0.1130.4330.333

* P < 0.001; **P < 0.0001. TC: total cholesterol; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; TG: triglyceride; TBARS: thiobarbituric acid reactive substances; CAT: catalase; SOD: superoxide dismutase.