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Table 5 Associations between lipid parameters and UACR in people with LDL-C <  2.6 mmol/L or HDL-C > 1.0 mmol/L

From: Elevated triglycerides rather than other lipid parameters are associated with increased urinary albumin to creatinine ratio in the general population of China: a report from the REACTION study

Variable LDL <  2.6 mmol/L HDL > 1.0 mmol/L
OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
TG, mmol/L
 < 1.7 Reference Reference
 1.7–2.2 1.086 (0.977, 1.207) 0.126 1.031 (0.969, 1.097) 0.338
 ≥ 2.3 1.144 (1.030, 1.269) 0.012 1.148 (1.069, 1.232) < 0.001
TC, mmol/L
 < 5.2 Reference Reference
 5.2–6.1 1.076 (0.856, 1.353) 0.528 1.040 (0.971, 1.113) 0.259
 ≥ 6.2 0.673 (0.360, 1.256) 0.213 0.967 (0.857, 1.092) 0.589
LDL-C, mmol/L
 < 3.4 Reference
 3.4–4.0 1.140 (0.934, 1.393) 0.198
 ≥ 4.1 1.250 (0.807, 1.935) 0.318
HDL-C, mmol/L
 ≥ 1.0 Reference
 < 1.0 0.985 (0.908, 1.068) 0.708
Non-HDL-C, mmol/L
 < 4.1 Reference Reference
 4.1–4.8 0.997 (0.753, 1.319) 0.982 0.998 (0.923, 1.079) 0.958
 ≥ 4.9 1.279 (0.756, 2.164) 0.359 1.030 (0.904, 1.173) 0.654
  1. Adjusted for age, sex, centres, ALT, AST, GGT, eGFR, MI, stroke, CHD, smoking, drinking, BMI, SBP, DBP, HbA1c
  2. Italic values indicate significance of P value (P < 0.05)
  3. UACR: urinary albumin to creatinine ratio; TG: triglycerides; TC: total cholesterol; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; Non-HDL-C: non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol