International Journal of Endocrinology / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Association of the Apolipoprotein B/Apolipoprotein A-I Ratio, Metabolic Syndrome Components, Total Cholesterol, and Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol with Insulin Resistance in the Population of Georgia

Table 4

Comparison of ApoB and ApoB/ApoA-I ratio with LDL-C among HOMA2-IR quartiles in women and men.

GenderQuartilesSubjects (%)ApoBApoB/ApoA-I ratioLDL-C

Female1 (<1.0)163 (25)0.480.522.33
2 (1.0–1.29)162 (24.8)0.710.622.64
3 (1.30–2.29)166 (25.4)0.770.712.89
4 (≥2.30)162 (24.8)1.0113.09

Male 1 (<1.10)218 (25.1)0.640.662.45
2 (1.10–1.49)216 (24.9)0.840.762.82
3 (1.50–2.89)225 (25.8)0.870.863.16
4 (≥2.90) 210 (24.2)1.111.123.85

Quartiles: HOMA2-IR quartiles with ranges, ApoB: apolipoprotein B, ApoB/ApoA-I ratio: apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A-I ratio, and HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

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