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Table 1 Obesity and lipid parameters in the Egyptian cohort

From: No association of apolipoprotein B gene polymorphism and blood lipids in obese Egyptian subjects

Parameter Obese (n = 178) Non-obese (control; n = 178) p-value
WHR 0.95 ± 0.03 0.82 ± 0.04 <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 123.89 ± 11.91 116.18 ± 9.25 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 81.82 ± 8.85 78.27 ± 7.84 0.002
TC (mg/dl) 264.52 ± 29.78 169.84 ± 31.23 <0.001
HDL-C (mg/dl) 31.48 ± 1.56 41.68 ± 4.78 <0.001
VLDL-C (mg/dl) 30.86 ± 10.43 20.86 ± 4.13 <0.001
TG (mg/dl) 197.35 ± 21.56 103.76 ± 14.87 <0.001
LDL-C (mg/dl) 175.12 ± 36.75 106.64 ± 34.96 <0.001
  1. WHR: Waist-to-hip ratio; SBP: Systolic blood pressure; DBP: Diastolic blood pressure; TC: Total cholesterol; HDL-C: High density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: Low density lipoprotein cholesterol; VLDL-C: Very low density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG: Triglyceride.