Table 3: Blood lipids.

BaselineNormalHighReference range

Total cholesterol mg/dL158 ± 28146 ± 21151 ± 26125–200
HDL-C mg/dL48 ± 1548 ± 1245 ± 11> or = 40
TG mg/dL61 ± 1862 ± 2464 ± 18<150
LDL-C mg/dL98 ± 3386 ± 1892 ± 22<130
Cholesterol/HDL-C ratio3.9 ± 3.03.5 ± 1.63.5 ± 0.9< or = 5.0

Data are mean ± SD. There were no significant differences between groups. C: cholesterol, dL: deciliter, HDL: high-density lipoprotein, LDL: low-density lipoprotein, mg: milligram, and TG: triglycerides.