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Table 4 Pearson correlation coefficients and significance1 among measure of obesity and plasma lipoprotein concentrations (n = 121)

From: Lp(a)-cholesterol is associated with HDL-cholesterol in overweight and obese African American children and is not an independent risk factor for CVD

  WC TC HDL-C VLDL-C IDL-C LDL-C TAG Lp(a)-C
BMIz 0.801*** -0.019 -0.348*** 0.212* 0.134 0.090 0.357*** -0.394***
WC   -0.107 -0.476*** 0.187* 0.104 0.050 0.332*** -0.337***
TC    0.384*** 0.310*** 0.562*** 0.934*** 0.228* 0.219*
HDL-C     -0.224* -0.117 0.051 -0.285** 0.462***
VLDL-C      0.803*** 0.306*** 0.869*** -0.254**
IDL-C       0.574*** 0.699*** -0.155
LDL-C        0.258** 0.097
TAG         -0.283**
  1. 1Significance: * for p < 0.05, ** for p < 0.01, *** for p < 0.001
  2. Abbreviations: Body mass index: BMI, Body mass index z-score: BMIz, Waist circumference: WC, Total cholesterol: TC, High density lipoprotein cholesterol: HDL-C, Very low density lipoprotein cholesterol: VLDL-C, Intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol: IDL-C, Low density lipoprotein cholesterol: LDL-C, Triglycerides: TAG, Lp(a) cholesterol: Lp(a)-C