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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the main variables in women, men and in the total sample.

From: Fetal and life course origins of serum lipids in mid-adulthood: results from a prospective cohort study

Variable Women Men Total sample
  Estimate N Estimate N Estimate N P value1
Exposures        
Birth weight (kg) 3.30 (0.53) 473 3.47 (0.60) 517 3.39 (0.57) 990 < .001
Cumulative low SES 1.64 (1.32) 461 1.91 (1.41) 503 1.78 (1.38) 964 .003
Cumulative adversity 6.52 (3.50) 482 5.65 (3.14) 521 6.07 (3.34) 1003 < .001
High alcohol, n(%) 38 (8.0) 477 64 (12.5) 510 102 (10.3) 987 .018
Smoking, n(%) 113 (23.7) 477 90 (17.7) 508 203 (20.6) 985 .021
Snuff use, n(%) 62 (13.0) 478 156 (31.1) 502 218 (22.2) 980 < .001
Outcomes        
Dyslipidemia, n(%) 143 (33.7) 424 212 (46.7) 454 355 (40.4) 878 < .001
Total cholesterol 5.21 (0.93) 424 5.50 (0.99) 462 5.36 (0.98) 886 < .001
Triglycerides2 1.07 (0.61) 423 1.71 (1.28) 455 1.40 (1.06) 878 < .001
HDL cholesterol 1.52 (0.37) 422 1.20 (0.32) 453 1.35 (0.38) 875 < .001
LDL cholesterol 3.19 (0.80) 420 3.54 (0.87) 433 3.36 (0.86) 853 < .001
Apo A1 1500 (253) 417 1365 (199) 445 1431 (236) 862 < .001
Apo B 914 (215) 417 1034 (231) 445 976 (231) 862 < .001
  1. Estimates are mean (standard deviation) if not noted otherwise.
  2. 1 Comparison between women and men; χ2 test or t test.
  3. 2 Descriptive statistics based on untransformed concentrations