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Table 1 Cholesterol, triglyceride and HDL-C by sex, age group and BMI Z quartiles I-III and IV

From: Sex differences in HDL ApoC-III in American Indian youth

  Sex Age BMI Z quartiles
   (years) I-III n IV n p
Total Females 5-9 147.4 + 23.5 95 148.9 + 25.3 32 0.7586
cholesterol   10-14 138.6 + 23.3 138 147.5 + 32.9 46 0.0919
(mg/dl)   15-19 142.1 + 28.9 120 150.5 + 31.4 41 0.1336
  Males 5-9 151.4 + 27.5 91 152.2 + 28.2 31 0.8967
   10-14 142.1 + 28.7 135 148.3 + 31.3 45 0.2425
   15-19 144.3 + 28.9 97 156.8 + 31.9 32 0.0513
Triglycerides Females 5-9 58.1 + 37.4 95 85.9 + 60.0 32  
(mg/dl)   10-14 70.3 + 38.0 138 108.7 + 62.8 46  
   15-19 69.3 + 37.8 120 92.8 + 37.6 41  
  Males 5-9 47.8 + 20.6 91 78.2 + 41.1 31  
   10-14 62.1 + 30.0 135 93.2 + 43.9 45  
   15-19 76.2 + 35.6 97 122.3 + 78.6 32  
Log triglycerides Females 5-9 3.91 + 0.54 95 4.28 + 0.59 32 0.0026
   10-14 4.13 + 0.49 138 4.54 + 0.56 46 0.0001
   15-19 4.12 + 0.48 120 4.46 + 0.37 41 0.0001
  Males 5-9 3.76 + 0.48 91 4.24 + 0.49 31 0.0001
   10-14 4.02 + 0.45 135 4.42 + 0.51 45 0.0001
   15-19 4.23 + 0.47 97 4.63 + 0.58 32 0.0007
HDL-C        
(mg/dl) Females 5-9 47.0 + 9.4 95 39.5 + 9.2 32 0.0002
   10-14 43.2 + 9.4 138 38.1 + 7.5 46 0.0003
   15-19 44.7 + 8.6 120 39.1 + 9.6 41 0.0018
  Males 5-9 51.0 + 11.4 91 39.3 + 8.3 31 0.0001
   10-14 44.8 + 9.9 135 37.5 + 6.6 45 0.0001
   15-19 40.2 + 8.7 97 36.7 + 8.8 32 0.0508
  1. The p values are derived from testing the difference in means of those with BMI Z quartiles I-III vs. IV.