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Table 1 Characteristics of the men and women in the postprandial dataset (n = 147)

From: The APOB insertion/deletion polymorphism (rs17240441) influences postprandial lipaemia in healthy adults

  Men Women P value
Age (y) 54 ± 10 54 ± 11 0.868
BMI (kg/m2) 27.6 ± 3.1 25.6 ± 3.5 0.002
TC (mmol/l) 6.15 ± 0.94 5.99 ± 0.97 0.390
TAG (mmol/l) 2.05 ± 0.83 1.39 ± 0.50 <0.001
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.10 ± 0.26 1.41 ± 0.27 <0.001
LDL-C (mmol/l) 4.12 ± 0.91 3.95 ± 0.81 0.313
NEFA (μmol/l) 490 ± 185 539 ± 202 0.288
Glucose (mmol/l) 5.32 ± 0.67 5.14 ± 0.48 0.109
Insulin (pmol/l) 54.0 ± 32.0 39.2 ± 26.3 0.011
HOMA-IR 2.2 ± 1.5 1.5 ± 1.1 0.010
  1. Values represent mean ± SD for n = 112 men and n = 35 women.
  2. The data represents n = 85 men and n = 34 women for insulin and HOMA-IR, and n = 109 men and n = 33 women for NEFA.
  3. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, NEFA non-esterified fatty acids, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, TAG triacylglycerol, TC total cholesterol.