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Table 2 Comparisons of biological variables between bipolar I patients and control group

From: Lower paraoxonase 1 activity in Tunisian bipolar I patients

Biological variables Patients (n = 66) Controls (n = 64) P value P value*
Paraoxonase activity, IU/L 173 ± 123 263 ± 92 < 0.001 < 0.001
Cholesterol, mmol/L 4.41 ± 1.03 3.65 ± 0.80 < 0.001 < 0.001
c-HDL, mmol/L 1.07 ± 0.34 1.07 ± 0.22 0.98 0.426
c-LDL, mmol/L 2.44 ± 1.14 1.22 ± 0.66 < 0.001 < 0.001
Triglycerides, mmol/L 1.75 ± 1.52 1.53 ± 0.94 0.29 0.746
ApoA1, g/L 1.23 ± 0.26 1.42 ± 0.35 < 0.001 0.002
ApoB, g/L 0.85 ± 0.27 0.75 ± 0.26 0.02 0.07
ApoB/ApoA1 0.71 ± 0.23 0.54 ± 0.24 < 0.001 < 0.001
Lipoprotein (a), mg/L 243 ± 223 156 ± 120 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. *ANOVA test adjusted by gender, BMI and alcoholic beverage.
  2. Apo = apolipoprotein; BMI = body mass index; c-HDL = high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; c-LDL = low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.