Table 6

Lipid profile values of smokers and non-smokers

Lipid profile parameters
Smokers
(n=180)
Non-smokers
(n=180)
P value
Median
(Mean)
IQR
(SD)
Median
(Mean)
IQR
(SD)
TC mg/dL*210.041.6192.043.6<0.001†
TG mg/dL137.557.0102.061.0<0.001†
HDL mg/dL38.515.040.014.00.016‡
LDL mg/dL134.055.63121.857.00.009‡
VLDL mg/dL27.622.220.312.70<0.001†
TC:HDL ratio5.32.404.61.90<0.001†
  • *Independent Student’s t-test and Mann-Whiteney U test

  • †P<0.001.

  • ‡P<0.05.

  • HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; VLDL, very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.