Biochemistry Research International / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Association between Human Plasma Chondroitin Sulfate Isomers and Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques

Table 2

Lipid profiles and homocysteine levels in patients and controls.

Hard (21)Soft (26)All patients (47)Controls (46)

Age70.9 ± 5.170.2 ± 9.370.4 ± 7.947.8 ± 14.4
Sex ratio (m/f)2/11.3/11.6/11/1.5
Triglycerides (mg/dL)119.9 ± 55.1112.7 ± 67.1115.4 ± 61.786.6 ± 28.7
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)187.9 ± 43.3164.5 ± 38.3173.2 ± 41.0175.7 ± 17.5
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)102.4 ± 35.990.9 ± 35.695.2 ± 35.4108.3 ± 12.6
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)61.2 ± 17.051.5 ± 10.955.1 ± 14.050.1 ± 10.9
Homocysteine (μmol/L)12.5 ± 4.711.5 ± 4.111.8 ± 4.310.32 ± 3.27

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