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Table 1 Average university student lipid parameters by race, financial need, gender, and athletic participation, 2003–15*,**

From: Screening and socioeconomic associations of dyslipidemia in young adults

 N = 4423TCaTGHDL-CaVLDL-CLDL-C
Race
 Caucasian3697160.2 (158.1, 162.2)89.2 (86.4, 92.0)55.7 (54.8, 56.5)17.7 (17.1, 18.2)86.4 (84.7, 88.1)
 African-American227161.2 (157.1, 165.3)64.9 (59.3, 70.5)59.4 (57.7, 61.1)12.7 (11.6, 13.8)88.6 (85.3, 92.0)
 Asian169164.8 (160.0, 169.6)91.5 (84.9, 98.1)57.7 (55.8, 59.7)18.1 (16.8, 19.5)88.6 (84.6, 92.6)
 Hispanic139161.8 (156.6, 166.9)89.4 (82.3, 96.5)56.6 (54.5, 58.7)17.7 (16.3, 19.1)87.1 (82.9, 91.4)
 Others191160.9 (156.5, 165.4)87.5 (81.4, 93.6)55.8 (54.0, 57.6)17.3 (16.0, 18.5)87.4 (83.7, 91.1)
Financial Need Status b
 High need (~$86 k)1387159.7 (157.2, 162.2)82.2 (78.7, 85.6)56.5 (55.5, 57.5)16.3 (15.6, 17.0)86.4 (84.3, 88.4)
 Medium need (~$169 k)234165.5 (161.2, 169.8)87.7 (81.8, 93.6)57.7 (56.0, 59.5)17.3 (16.1, 18.5)90.1 (86.5, 93.7)
 Low need (~$182 k)2802160.1 (157.8, 162.4)83.7 (80.5, 86.8)56.8 (55.9, 57.8)16.5 (15.9, 17.1)86.4 (84.5, 88.3)
Gender
 Female2605167.6 (165.0, 170.2)84.2 (80.6, 87.7)61.8 (60.7, 62.8)16.6 (15.9, 17.4)88.8 (86.6, 90.9)
 Male1818155.9 (153.3, 158.6)84.8 (81.2, 88.5)52.3 (51.2, 53.4)16.7 (16.0, 17.5)86.5 (84.3, 88.7)
Athletic Participation
 Yes331161.2 (157.6, 164.8)82.8 (77.8, 87.8)57.9 (56.5, 59.4)16.3 (15.3, 17.3)86.5 (83.4, 89.5)
 No4092162.4 (160.3, 164.4)86.2 (83.4, 89.1)56.1 (55.3, 57.0)17.1 (16.4, 17.6)88.8 (87.1, 90.5)
  1. TC Total Cholesterol, TG Triglyceride, HDL-C High-Density Lipoprotein, VLDL-C Very Low-Density Lipoprotein, LDL-C Low-Density Lipoprotein. All data measured in milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). Data are presented as means followed by 95% confidence interval in parentheses
  2. *General Linear model p-values. Adjustment is made for race, gender, financial need status, athletic participation and Age. P-Values less than 0.05 are considered significant and underlined and bolded
  3. **Post-hoc multiple pair-wise comparison using Tukey’s adjustment
  4. aNo significant interaction between Race, Gender and Athletic participation b Not all students had FAFSAs (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
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