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Table 2 The serum lipid concentrations of the study population by area of residence

From: Prevalence and risk factors for dyslipidemia among adults in rural and urban China: findings from the China National Stroke Screening and prevention project (CNSSPP)

  Overall Rural Urban
LIPID VARIABLES P (95% CI) P (95% CI) P (95% CI)
Total cholesterol mmol/L (mg/dL)
 Desirable <5.2 (< 200) 60.7 (60.4–60.9) 59.5 (59.2–59.9) 61.9 (61.5–62.3)
 Borderline high ≥5.2 (200) and - < 6.2 (240) 28 .0 (27.8–28.2) 28.7 (28.3–29.0) 27.2 (26.9–27.6)
 High ≥6.22 (240) 11.3 (11.2–11.5) 11.8 (11.6–12.0) 10.9 (10.6–11.1)
LDL-C* mmol/L (mg/dL)
 Desirable < 2.6 (100) 39.1 (38.8–38.3) 39.2 (38.9–39.6) 38.9 (38.5–39.2)
 Near optimal ≥2.6 (100) and < 3.4 (130) 34.5 (34.2–34.7) 34 (33.6–34.3) 35 (34.6–35.3)
 Borderline high ≥3.4 (130) and 4.1(160) 18.4 (18.2–18.6) 18.4 18.1–18.7) 18.4 18.1–18.7)
 High ≥4.1 (160) 8.1 (7.9–8.2) 8.3 (8.1–8.5) 7.8 (7.6–8.0)
HDL-C* mmol/L (mg/dL)
 Low < 1.0 (<  40) 19.9 (19.7–20.1) 19.2 (18.9–19.5) 20.8 (20.5–21.1)
 Desirable ≥1.0 (40) and 1.6 (60) 51.6 (51.3–51.9) 48.9 48.6–49.3) 54.7 (54.3–55.0)
 High ≥1.6(≥60) 28.5 (28.2–28.7) 31.9 (31.6–32.2) 24.6 (24.2–24.9)
Triglycerides, mmol/L (mg/dL)
 Desirable < 1.7 (< 150) 58.5 (58.2–58.7) 58.4 (58.1–58.8) 58.5 (58.2–58.9)
 Borderline high 1.7 (150) and 2.3 (200) 19.1 (18.9–19.3) 19.2 (18.9–19.5) 19 (18.7–19.3)
 High ≥2.3 (≥200) 22.4 (22.2–22.6) 22.4 (22.1–22.7) 22.5 (22. 2–22.8)
Non- HDL-C* mmo/l (mg/dl)
 Desirable < 4.1 (< 160) 70.9 (70.6–71.1) 70.8 (70.4–71.1) 71 (70.6–71.3)
 Borderline ≥4.1 (160) and < 4.9 (190) 18.7 (18.5–18.9) 18.3 (18.1–18.6) 19 (18.7–19.3)
 High ≥4.9 (190) 10.5 (10.3–10.6) 10.9 (10.7–11.1) 10 (9.8–10.2)
  1. *LDL-C low-density lipoprotein; *HDL-C high-density lipoprotein. †Non HDL-C has missing values of 76
  2. (0.1%); P percentage; CI Confidence interval