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Table 3 Subjects’ laboratory parameters by self-rated health status

From: The relationship between self-rated health and objective health status: a population-based study

  Healthy Relatively healthy Unhealthy
RBC (1012/L) 4.76±0.48 4.68±0.45* 4.59±0.45*
HGB (g/L) 138.8±16.1 136.7±15.9* 135.1±15.5*
AST (U/L) 23.4±11.1 24.5±13.2* 26.0±11.9*
TC (mmol/L) 4.85±1.46 5.00±0.96* 5.21±1.17*
TG (mmol/L) 1.40±1.15 1.52±1.21* 1.61±1.18*
LDL-C (mmol/L) 3.12±0.83 3.22±0.84* 3.24±0.82*
FPG (mmol/L) 5.17±1.21 5.38±1.55* 5.58±1.66*
  1. n=3151.
  2. Data are mean ± SD.
  3. Statistical significance was determined using Bonferroni’s multiple-comparison tests.
  4. * p<0.05, comparing with the healthy group.
  5. RBC: red blood cell.
  6. HGB: hemoglobin.
  7. AST: aspartate aminotransferase.
  8. TC: total cholesterol.
  9. TG: triglyceride.
  10. LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
  11. FPG: fasting plasma glucose.