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Table 2 Statistical significance observed for the HDL-cholesterol (HDL-c), non-HDL-cholesterol (n-HDL-c), LDL-cholesterol (LDL-c) and triglyceride (TG) parameters in specific age groups by gender

From: Serum lipids in Brazilian children and adolescents: determining their reference intervals

Parameter Age group Male Female p value
(mg/dL) (years) (mean) (mean)
HDL-c 2 40 37.7 0.026
  4 – 12 49.3 47.7 0.011
n-HDL-c 1 – 12 103.9 108.7 0.001
LDL-c 1– 8 87.5 91.1 0.002
TG 2 – 5 79.1 83.2 0.027
  6 – 12 70.7 80.4 0.001