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Table 3 Relationship between the lipid profile and Atherogenic index of plasmascores of the health workers and job cadre

From: The ten-year risk of developing cardiovascular disease among public health workers in North-Central Nigeria using Framingham and atherogenic index of plasma risk scores

  Job cadre
Doctor Nurse Pharm CHEW Lab Total χ2 p value
Variable n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) N   
T.C
 Optimal 15(36.6) 69(33.7) 2(22.3) 16(53.3) 10(62.5) 112(37.2) 11.235Y 0.188
 Borderline 15(36.6) 80(39.0) 3(33.3) 4(13.4) 2(12.5) 104(34.6)   
 High risk 11(26.8) 56(27.3) 4(44.4) 10(33.3) 4(25.0) 85(28.2)   
HDL
 High risk 1(2.4) 16(7.8) 0(0.0) 2(6.7) 3(18.8) 22(7.3) 4.128Y 0.845
 Beneficial 2(4.9) 21(10.2) 1(11.1) 2(6.7) 0(0.0) 26(8.6)   
LDL
 Optimal 30(73.2) 150(73.2) 8(88.8) 21(70.0) 12(75.0) 221(73.4) 3.199Y 0.999
 Borderline 6(14.6) 26(12.7) 1(11.1) 6(20.0) 2(12.5) 41(13.6)   
 High risk 5(12.2) 29(14.2) 0(0.0) 3(10.0) 2(12.5) 40(13.0)   
Triglyceride
 Optimal 38(92.7) 181(88.3) 9(100.0) 26(86.7) 16(100.0) 270(89.7) 1.458Y 0.993
 Borderline 1(2.4) 15(7.3) 0(0.0) 3(10.0) 0(0.0) 19(6.3)   
 High risk 2(4.9) 9(4.4) 0(0.0) 1(3.3) 0(0.0) 12(4.0)   
AIP
 Mild risk 41(100.0) 187(91.3) 91(100.0) 28(93.4) 16(100.0) 281(93.4) 3.160Y 0.923
 Intermediate 0(0.0) 13(6.3) 0(0.0) 1(3.3) 0(0.0) 14(4.7)   
 High risk 0(0.0) 5(2.4) 0(0.0) 1(3.3) 0(0.0) 6(2.0)   
  1. χ2Chi square test, Y Yates corrected Chi square
  2. *p value < 0.05, Pharm Pharmacists, Lab Laboratory scientist/technician
  3. There was no statistically significant association between the fasting lipid profile as well as the atherogenic index of plasma of the health workers and their job cadre