Journal of Lipids / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Developing a Modified Low-Density Lipoprotein (M-LDL-C) Friedewald’s Equation as a Substitute for Direct LDL-C Measure in a Ghanaian Population: A Comparative Study

Table 1

Distribution of basic lipoprotein measurements.

TCTGHDLNon-HDLD-LDL-CF-LDL-CN-LDL-CA-LDL-CM-LDL-C
mmol/Lmmol/Lmmol/Lmmol/Lmmol/Lmmol/Lmmol/Lmmol/Lmmol/L

Mean4.601.021.383.222.472.762.742.992.97
SD1.200.570.361.130.711.051.041.021.08
1st Quartile3.770.651.132.451.942.032.032.302.23
Median4.450.881.333.092.432.642.632.872.64
3rd Quartile5.211.231.593.782.903.283.263.543.28

p<0.001: significant in comparison to D-LDL-C. TC: total cholesterol; TG: triglycerides; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; D-LDL-C: directly measured LDL-C; FLDL-C LDL-C calculated by Friedewald’s formula; N-LDL-C, LDL-C calculated by Martin’s formula; A-LDL-C, LDL-C calculated by Anandaraja’s formula; M-LDL-C, LDL-C calculated by modified formula.

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