Mediators of Inflammation / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Increased Serum ox-LDL Levels Correlated with Lung Function, Inflammation, and Oxidative Stress in COPD

Table 1

Characteristics of patients with COPD and healthy subjects.

CharacteristicCOPD Control P value

Age (year) 0.177
Sex (m/f) 0.626*
BMI  (kg/m2) 0.494
TG (mmol/L) 0.071
TC (mmol/L) 0.376
HDL (mmol/L) 0.489
LDL (mmol/L) 0.078
Smoking (pack years) 0.457
FEV1 (L) 0.000
FVC (L) 0.367
FEV1/FVC% 0.000
FEV1% predicted 0.000
oxLDL (mU/L) 0.000
CRP (ng/mL) 0.01
ROS (nmol/mL) 0.01

Data are presented as mean ± SD. *The chi-squared test was used to test the significance of the difference in gender proportions.
Abbreviations: COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CRP: C-reactive protein; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second; FVC: forced vital capacity; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; ox-LDL: oxidized low-density lipoprotein; ROS: reactive oxygen species; TC: total cholesterol; TG: triglyceride.

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