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Table 4 Lipid level among participants with FH on and off cholesterol-lowering medication

From: The prevalence and related factors of familial hypercholesterolemia in rural population of China using Chinese modified Dutch Lipid Clinic Network definition

  FH category
Definite/probable Possible Unlikely
Off On Off On Off On
Chinese modified DLCN, n 126 13 7551 471 29,673 1371
TC (mmol/L) 8.21 (1.11) 9.09 (1.73) 5.91 (0.75) 5.93 (0.80) 4.45 (0.76) 4.45 (0.89)
TG (mmol/L) 2.02 (1.09) 2.65 (1.59) 1.76 (0.87)a 2.02 (0.99) 1.62 (1.15)a 2.21 (1.51)
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.42 (0.33) 1.45 (0.35) 1.38 (0.32)a 1.34 (0.30) 1.31 (0.34)a 1.22 (0.33)
LDL-C (mmol/L) 6.44 (0.70) 7.18 (2.01) 3.99 (0.52) 3.97 (0.60) 2.57 (0.55)a 2.45 (0.64)
  1. aP < 0.05 for the difference between participants off and on cholesterol-lowering medication among FH categories