Journal of Lipids / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

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 5

Pearson correlation coefficient (r) (bold) and coefficient of determination (R2) (italics) between formulas.

FormulasF-LDLN-LDLA-LDLM-LDLD-LDL-C

F-LDL-C (mmol/L)0.9950.9470.9940.693
<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
N-LDL-C (mmol/L)0.9910.9370.9990.693
<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
A-LDL-C (mmol/L)0.8980.8780.9350.658
<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
M-LDL-C (mmol/L)0.9890.9990.87430.693
<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
D-LDL-C (mmol/L)0.4810.4800.4340.481
<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001

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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