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Table 1 Various lipid profiles in the two study population samples

From: Consistency of genetic inheritance mode and heritability patterns of triglyceride vs. high density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio in two Taiwanese family samples

  Community-based (N= 988) Hospital-based (N= 1313)
  Mean SD Skewness Kurtosis Mean SD Skewness Kurtosis
Age (years) 34.0 20.1 0.80 -0.47 54.7 11.5 -0.27 0.14
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 182.4 39.7 0.74 2.15 194.4 36.2 0.25 1.37
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 117.5 93.3 3.61 18.23 130.4 79.3 2.26 8.05
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 42.9 10.5 0.53 0.34 52.8 14.6 0.81 0.88
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 103.0 41.6 0.53 0.41 116.2 31.2 0.55 0.55
Triglyceride vs. HDL ratio 3.15 3.53 5.45 48.53 2.86 2.37 2.55 9.30
Logarithm of triglyceride vs. HDL-C ratio 0.85 0.70 0.76 0.89 0.80 0.70 0.22 -0.19
  1. Abbreviations: SD: standard deviation, HDL-C: high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C: low density lipoprotein cholesterol