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Table 4 Concentration of total HDL and HDL sub-fractions of male and female hyper- and hypo-responders during the EGG and placebo (SUB) periods1.

From: Plasma LDL and HDL characteristics and carotenoid content are positively influenced by egg consumption in an elderly population1

  Total HDL Large HDL Medium HDL Small HDL
  μmol/L
Hyper-responders (n = 15)
EGG 34.3 ± 7.1 10.44 ± 5.07a 3.06 ± 4.54 20.83 ± 3.74
SUB 33.1 ± 5.2 8.47 ± 3.58b 3.86 ± 3.99 20.76 ± 3.75
Hypo-responders (n = 27)
EGG 35.6 ± 6.6 8.70 ± 3.90b 2.40 ± 2.45 24.58 ± 5.05
SUB 36.6 ± 7.1 8.90 ± 4.89b 1.94 ± 2.05 25.79 ± 6.11
Diet Effect NS2 NS NS NS
Response Effect NS P < 0.025 NS NS
  1. 1 Values are shown as the mean ± SD. Values in the same column with different superscript are significantly different as determined by repeated measures ANOVA
  2. 2NS = non-significant