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Table 4 Results are presented as means (SD) or percentages and mmol/L for lipids.

From: Atheroprotective natural anti-phosphorylcholine antibodies of IgM subclass are decreased in Swedish controls as compared to non-westernized individuals from New Guinea

  New Guinean Swedish P
  Women (N = 32) Men (N = 76) Women (N = 32) Men (N = 77) Group Gender Group × Gender
aPC IgM 1072 (309) 943(265) 842 (324) 698 (273) .001 .0001 .82
SBP (mmHg) 123.1 (18.8) 116.7 (17.3) 135.6 (18.5) 135.2 (18.2) .0001 .22 .28
DBP (mmHg) 70.2 (8.1) 69.9 (6.7) 73.8 (8.8) 78.8 (9.3) .07 .0001 .04
BMI 17.4 (2.0) 19.4 (2.0) 25.8 (5.3) 25.9 (3.4) .0001 .05 .08
Waist 67.7(4.8) 74.1(4.1) 80.7(12.8) 93.8(9.3) .0001 .0001 .007
Total Cholesterol 5.9 (1.3) 4.7 (0.94) 5.8 (0.93) 5.8 (0.96) .004 .0001 .0001
HDL 1.20 (0.26) 1.0 (0.23) 1.24 (0.31) 1.1 (0.23) .08 .001 .50
LDL 4.16 (1.16) 3.2 (0.90) 4.0 (0.84) 4.1 (0.90) .004 .0001 .0001
Triglycerides 1.30 (0.52) 1.16 (0.44) 1.23 (0.53) 1.38 (0.79) .38 .92 .10
Smoking (%) 88 70 12 30 .001 .98 .008
  1. SBP, systolic blood pressure
  2. DBP, diastolic blood pressure
  3. BMI, body mass index
  4. HDL, high density lipoprotein
  5. LDL, low density lipoprotein
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