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Table 4 The baseline levels of biochemical traits of the participants in the WHZH cohort (mean ± SD)

From: The Wuhan-Zhuhai (WHZH) cohort study of environmental air particulate matter and the pathogenesis of cardiopulmonary diseases: study design, methods and baseline characteristics of the cohort

Variables Male Female Total
ALT (U/l) 27.1 (19.1) 20.7 (14.8) 22.8 (16.6)
TC (mmol/l) 5.0 (1.4) 5.2 (1.2) 5.1 (1.3)
TG (mmol/l) 1.6 (1.3) 1.5 (1.2) 1.5 (1.2)
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.5 (0.9) 1.6 (0.4) 1.6 (0.6)
LDL-C (mmol/l) 3.1 (1.0) 3.1 (1.0) 3.1 (1.1)
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.0 (1.7) 4.8 (1.5) 4.9 (1.6)
RBC (t/l) 4.7 (0.6) 4.4 (0.7) 4.5 (0.7)
WBC (g/l) 6.2 (2.5) 5.8 (2.1) 5.9 (2.2)
Platelet count (g/l) 212.4 (64.9) 223.7 (62.6) 220.1 (63.6)
Hemoglobin (g/l) 148.5 (17.9) 133.0 (16.8) 138.0 (18.6)
  1. ALT, alanine aminotransferase; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglycerides; HDL-C, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low density lipoprotein cholesterol; RBC, red blood cell count; WBC, white blood cell count.