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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate estimates of PLTP activity levels.

From: Plasma PLTP activity is inversely associated with HDL-C levels

Variable Unadjusted estimated PLTP activity (Mean ± SE) p-value Adjusted* estimated PLTP activity (Mean ± SE) p-value
Gender     
   Male 21.20 ± 1.03 0.03 24.15 ± 1.06 0.52
   Female 18.27 ± 1.06   23.01 ± 1.08  
Diabetes     
   Present 22.66 ± 1.06 0.08 24.38 ± 1.07 0.35
   Absent 20.05 ± 1.03   22.80 ± 1.05  
Hypertension     
   Present 20.13 ± 1.04 0.36 22.86 ± 1.05 0.27
   Absent 21.21 ± 1.05   24.38 ± 1.06  
Smoking     
   Smoker 21.58 ± 1.04 0.09 24.04 ± 1.07 0.52
   Nonsmoker 21.58 ± 1.04   23.12 ± 1.05  
CHD     
   Present 20.70 ± 1.03 0.68 23.50 ± 1.05 0.93
   Absent 20.21 ± 1.05   23.66 ± 1.07  
Low HDL-C §     
   Present 27.20 ± 1.05 <0.01 28.18 ± 1.06 <0.01
   Absent 18.46 ± 1.03   19.77 ± 1.05  
PLTP Polymorphism Type     
   gg 19.41 ± 1.04 0.03 21.18 ± 1.05 0.03
   cg 21.26 ± 1.04   23.50 ± 1.06  
   cc 23.59 ± 1.09   26.36 ± 1.09  
  1. * Covariates appearing in the multivariate model were evaluated at values of age = 62.43 years and BMI = 25.21 kg/m2; † PLTP= Phospholipid transfer protein; ‡ CHD = Coronary Heart Disease with ≥50% coronary artery stenosis; § Low HDL-C defined as HDL-cholesterol level <0.8 mmol/L.