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Table 2—

Percentiles of the standard lipoprotein lipid profile, NMR-determined lipoprotein profile, apolipoprotein levels in sera, and response to in vitro oxidation of LDL from women and men in the DCCT/EDIC cohort in 1997–1999

5–95th percentiles
525507595
Women Reference      
 NMR Large VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 15.7 (28.7) 0.0 0.3 2.0 5.3 30.0 
 NMR Medium VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 34.3 (26.7) 0.0 2.5 8.3 19.4 57.2 
 NMR Small VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 19.2 (11.3) 0.0 4.1 12.2 24.3 43.1 
 NMR IDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 4.7 (5.6) 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 12.2 
 NMR L3 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 76.6 (33.7) 10.6 44.0 67.0 90.8 130.5 
 NMR L2 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 33.4 (25.7) 0.0 0.0 22.2 47.2 96.8 
 NMR L1 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 18.5 (18.9) 0.0 0.0 18.4 42.9 78.8 
 NMR Large HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 37.4 (13.8) 19.3 32.5 42.1 52.5 67.9 
 NMR Small HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 15.6 (4.4) 2.7 10.3 15.0 19.1 25.5 
 NMR VLDL particle size (nm) 44.2 (8.2) 33.2 39.6 45.8 56.2 97.6 
 NMR LDL particle size (nm) 21.1 (0.5) 20.2 20.7 21.1 21.4 21.8 
 NMR HDL particle size (nm) 9.4 (0.4) 8.6 8.9 9.2 9.6 10.0 
 NMR LDL particle concentration (nmol/l) 1,408 (437) 863 1,146 1,393 1,627 2,114 
Men       
 NMR Large VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 29.2 (41.0) 0.0 0.7 3.2 9.6 59.4 
 NMR Medium VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 46.2 (31.2) 0.0 5.7 17.0 42.3 99.1 
 NMR Small VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 20.4 (10.8) 0.7 11.5 20.6 30.9 50.1 
 NMR IDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 5.0 (4.7) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 8.6 
 NMR L3 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 60.9 (34.9) 0.0 22.9 51.6 81.8 125.6 
 NMR L2 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 40.7 (26.7) 0.0 7.6 39.8 64.8 105.4 
 NMR L1 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 31.9 (25.9) 0.0 0.0 20.1 47.8 106.8 
 NMR Large HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 23.8 (11.5) 8.4 18.8 27.2 36.8 56.3 
 NMR Small HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 17.4 (4.8) 9.0 15.9 20.1 24.5 28.9 
 NMR VLDL particle size (nm) 48.1 (9.3) 35.2 40.0 44.6 51.2 73.1 
 NMR LDL particle size (nm) 20.7 (0.6) 19.5 20.5 20.9 21.3 21.7 
 NMR HDL particle size (nm) 8.9 (0.4) 8.3 8.6 8.8 9.1 9.6 
 NMR LDL particle concentration (nmol/l) 1,561 (411) 872 1,193 1,437 1,706 2,296 
5–95th percentiles
525507595
Women Reference      
 NMR Large VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 15.7 (28.7) 0.0 0.3 2.0 5.3 30.0 
 NMR Medium VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 34.3 (26.7) 0.0 2.5 8.3 19.4 57.2 
 NMR Small VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 19.2 (11.3) 0.0 4.1 12.2 24.3 43.1 
 NMR IDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 4.7 (5.6) 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 12.2 
 NMR L3 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 76.6 (33.7) 10.6 44.0 67.0 90.8 130.5 
 NMR L2 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 33.4 (25.7) 0.0 0.0 22.2 47.2 96.8 
 NMR L1 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 18.5 (18.9) 0.0 0.0 18.4 42.9 78.8 
 NMR Large HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 37.4 (13.8) 19.3 32.5 42.1 52.5 67.9 
 NMR Small HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 15.6 (4.4) 2.7 10.3 15.0 19.1 25.5 
 NMR VLDL particle size (nm) 44.2 (8.2) 33.2 39.6 45.8 56.2 97.6 
 NMR LDL particle size (nm) 21.1 (0.5) 20.2 20.7 21.1 21.4 21.8 
 NMR HDL particle size (nm) 9.4 (0.4) 8.6 8.9 9.2 9.6 10.0 
 NMR LDL particle concentration (nmol/l) 1,408 (437) 863 1,146 1,393 1,627 2,114 
Men       
 NMR Large VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 29.2 (41.0) 0.0 0.7 3.2 9.6 59.4 
 NMR Medium VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 46.2 (31.2) 0.0 5.7 17.0 42.3 99.1 
 NMR Small VLDL subclass (TG, mg/dl) 20.4 (10.8) 0.7 11.5 20.6 30.9 50.1 
 NMR IDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 5.0 (4.7) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 8.6 
 NMR L3 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 60.9 (34.9) 0.0 22.9 51.6 81.8 125.6 
 NMR L2 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 40.7 (26.7) 0.0 7.6 39.8 64.8 105.4 
 NMR L1 subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 31.9 (25.9) 0.0 0.0 20.1 47.8 106.8 
 NMR Large HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 23.8 (11.5) 8.4 18.8 27.2 36.8 56.3 
 NMR Small HDL subclass (cholesterol, mg/dl) 17.4 (4.8) 9.0 15.9 20.1 24.5 28.9 
 NMR VLDL particle size (nm) 48.1 (9.3) 35.2 40.0 44.6 51.2 73.1 
 NMR LDL particle size (nm) 20.7 (0.6) 19.5 20.5 20.9 21.3 21.7 
 NMR HDL particle size (nm) 8.9 (0.4) 8.3 8.6 8.8 9.1 9.6 
 NMR LDL particle concentration (nmol/l) 1,561 (411) 872 1,193 1,437 1,706 2,296 

References for NMR data are mean (SD) for nondiabetic subjects in the Framingham Offspring Study.

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