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Table 1—

Lipid and lipoprotein concentrations for nondiabetic and diabetic participants in the Framingham Heart Study (Offspring Exam 4)

VariableNondiabeticDiabeticDifference (%)P
Women     
n 1,499 68   
 Age (years) 51 ± 10 57 ± 9 +12 <0.0001 
 BMI (kg/m226 ± 5 31 ± 7 +19 <0.0001 
 TC (mmol/l) 5.3 ± 1.0 5.8 ± 1.2 +10 <0.0004 
 TG (mmol/l) 1.2 ± 0.8 2.9 ± 3.7 +146 <0.0001* 
 LDLC (mmol/l) 3.3 ± 0.9 3.6 ± 1.0 +9 <0.03 
 HDLC (mmol/l) 1.5 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.4 −26 <0.0001 
 RLPC (mmol/l) 0.18 ± 0.11 0.37 ± 0.55 +106 <0.0001* 
 RLPTG (mmol/l) 0.22 ± 0.36 1.05 ± 2.78 +385 <0.0001* 
Men     
n 1,357 121   
 Age (years) 52 ± 10 59 ± 9 +13 <0.0001 
 BMI (kg/m228 ± 4 29 ± 5 +4 <0.0001 
 TC (mmol/l) 5.3 ± 0.9 5.4 ± 1.2 +1 NS 
 TG (mmol/l) 1.5 ± 1.1 2.2 ± 1.6 +41 <0.0001* 
 LDLC (mmol/l) 3.5 ± 0.9 3.4 ± 1.1 −2 NS 
 HDLC (mmol/l) 1.1 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.3 −11 <0.0002 
 RLPC (mmol/l) 0.22 ± 0.16 0.28 ± 0.26 +28 <0.0005* 
 RLPTG (mmol/l) 0.36 ± 0.55 0.61 ± 1.02 +70 <0.0001* 
VariableNondiabeticDiabeticDifference (%)P
Women     
n 1,499 68   
 Age (years) 51 ± 10 57 ± 9 +12 <0.0001 
 BMI (kg/m226 ± 5 31 ± 7 +19 <0.0001 
 TC (mmol/l) 5.3 ± 1.0 5.8 ± 1.2 +10 <0.0004 
 TG (mmol/l) 1.2 ± 0.8 2.9 ± 3.7 +146 <0.0001* 
 LDLC (mmol/l) 3.3 ± 0.9 3.6 ± 1.0 +9 <0.03 
 HDLC (mmol/l) 1.5 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.4 −26 <0.0001 
 RLPC (mmol/l) 0.18 ± 0.11 0.37 ± 0.55 +106 <0.0001* 
 RLPTG (mmol/l) 0.22 ± 0.36 1.05 ± 2.78 +385 <0.0001* 
Men     
n 1,357 121   
 Age (years) 52 ± 10 59 ± 9 +13 <0.0001 
 BMI (kg/m228 ± 4 29 ± 5 +4 <0.0001 
 TC (mmol/l) 5.3 ± 0.9 5.4 ± 1.2 +1 NS 
 TG (mmol/l) 1.5 ± 1.1 2.2 ± 1.6 +41 <0.0001* 
 LDLC (mmol/l) 3.5 ± 0.9 3.4 ± 1.1 −2 NS 
 HDLC (mmol/l) 1.1 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.3 −11 <0.0002 
 RLPC (mmol/l) 0.22 ± 0.16 0.28 ± 0.26 +28 <0.0005* 
 RLPTG (mmol/l) 0.36 ± 0.55 0.61 ± 1.02 +70 <0.0001* 

Data are means ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.

*

Measures are not normally distributed and were log-transformed for statistical analysis. TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride.

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