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Table 2 Characteristics of study variables by lipoprotein lipase quartile groups a

From: Lipoprotein lipase links vitamin D, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional epidemiological study

  Quartiles of LPL (U/L)  
  Q 1 (< 532.8) Q 2 (532.9 - 653.2) Q 3 (653.3 - 778.6) Q 4 (> 778.6) P
N 677 677 677 677  
Basic characteristics     
Age, y 49.2 ± 12.6 47.9 ± 12.3 48.3 ± 10.1 48.6 ± 11.4 0.213
BMI, kg/m2 25.6 ± 3.8 25.2 ± 3.5 25.3 ± 3.6 25.1 ± 3.1 0.053
Physical activity level 1.49 ± 0.39 1.46 ± 0.47 1.50 ± 0.44 1.47 ± 0.38 0.283
Obesity, n (%) 158 (23.3) 142 (21.0) 135 (19.9) 121 (17.9) 0.093
Metabolic variables      
25(OH)D, ng/ml 23.1 ± 6.7 24.6 ± 6.3 26.4 ± 6.2 27.8 ± 7.1 <0.001
FG, mmol/L 5.2 (3.5-11.5) 5.0 (3.3-10.8) 4.9 (2.8-10.7) 4.9 (3.0-11.2) 0.021
PG, mmol/L 8.0 (3.6-13.3) 7.7 (3.5-12.7) 7.6 (3.1-12.1) 7.4 (3.0-12.4) 0.008
HbAlc, % 4.3 (3.2-11.9) 4.2 (3.3-12.5) 4.0 (3.2-11.4) 3.9 (3.2-11.7) <0.001
Insulin, mU/L 6.0 (1.4-17.6) 5.8 (1.5-17.9) 5.9 (1.6-17.7) 5.8 (1.4-18.1) 0.149
HOMA-IR 1.5 (0.3-6.6) 1.4 (0.4-6.4) 1.4 (0.2-6.0) 1.3 (0.3-5.9) <0.001
TC, mmol/L 4.8 ± 1.2 4.7 ± 1.1 4.9 ± 1.3 4.8 ± 1.2 0.201
TG, mmol/L 1.9 (0.6-6.2) 1.8 (0.5-6.0) 1.5 (0.7-5.6) 1.5 (0.6-5.9) <0.001
HDL-C, mmol/L 1.4 (0.7-2.1) 1.4 (0.6-2.4) 1.5 (0.7-2.3) 1.5 (0.8-2.5) 0.032
LDL-C, mmol/L 3.0 (0.7-5.3) 3.0 (0.6-5.1) 2.9 (0.5-4.9) 2.9 (0.5-5.2) 0.068
apoA, mmol/L 1.9 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 0.5 2.0 ± 0.4 2.1 ± 0.5 <0.001
apoB, mmol/L 0.8 ± 0.2 0.8 ± 0.3 0.8 ± 0.2 0.8 ± 0.3 0.470
FFAs, μmol/L 776.4 ± 293.2 741.3 ± 295.4 713.2 ± 289.7 685.4 ± 278.5 <0.001
  1. a Data are presented as n(%), means ± SD or median (range). χ2 test or ANOVA were adopted to compare the difference among LPL quartile groups.
  2. Abbreviations: FFAs, free fatty acids; FG, fasting serum glucose; LPL, lipoprotein lipase; PAL, Physical activity level; PG: 2 h post-load glucose; TC, total cholesterol; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG, triglyceride.