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Table 2 Fast protein liquid chromatography lipid measurements

From: The relationship of apolipoprotein B and very low density lipoprotein triglyceride with hyperuricemia and gout

  Polynesians
NU median [25th-75th percentile] HU median [25th-75th percentile] Gout median [25th-75th percentile] PNU vs. HU PNU vs. Gout PHU vs. Gout
Number 30 30 30    
Total serum cholesterol 5.71 [4.33-6.47] 5.73 [5.03-6.54] 5.99 [5.25-6.41] 0.48 0.47 0.86
Total FPLC cholesterol 4.75 [3.52-5.47] 4.16 [3.72-4.81] 4.00 [3.18-4.43] 0.25 0.074 0.41
LDL cholesterol 2.83 [2.20-3.22] 2.45 [2.14-3.09] 2.45 [1.99-2.97] 0.42 0.11 0.40
HDL cholesterol 1.13 [0.84-1.35] 0.96 [0.79-1.00] 0.77 [0.70-1.06] 0.030 0.0052 0.17
Total serum Tg 1.87 [1.15-3.04] 2.32 [1.83-3.29] 2.49 [1.46-4.36] 0.058 0.060 0.93
Total FPLC Tg 1.41 [0.97-2.16] 1.55 [1.23-1.80] 1.71 [1.09-2.85] 0.34 0.17 0.46
VLDL Tg 0.57 [0.37-1.18] 0.80 [0.61-1.06] 1.01 [0.60-2.11] 0.24 0.023 0.10
VLDL Tg:Total Tg 0.45 [0.32-0.61] 0.51 [0.43-0.60] 0.65 [0.53-0.75] 0.44 0.0071 0.0011
Total apo B (μmol/L) 1.09 [0.93-1.85] 0.94 [0.79-1.13] 1.10 [0.92-1.26] 0.026 0.59 0.020
VLDL apo B (μmol/L) 0.044 [0.028-0.079] 0.072 [0.045-0.101] 0.061 [0.028-0.132] 0.048 0.32 0.92
VLDL apo B:Total apo B 0.040 [0.025-0.077] 0.072 [0.050-0.11] 0.051 [0.022-0.121] 0.001 0.19 0.40
VLDL Tg:VLDL apo B 12.49 [7.95-20.14] 11.74 [8.23-15.26] 19.44 [13.61-25.83] 0.74 0.042 0.0011
    Europeans    
Number 30 30 30    
Total serum cholesterol 5.56 [4.75-6.09] 5.60 [4.93-6.39] 5.11 [4.27-6.59] 0.77 0.37 0.36
Total FPLC cholesterol 4.18 [3.73-4.86] 4.01 [3.19-4.70] 4.19 [3.28-5.10] 0.21 0.70 0.50
LDL cholesterol 2.51 [2.06-2.97] 2.45 [1.86-2.83] 2.37 [1.83-3.59 0.46 0.68 0.75
HDL cholesterol 1.27 [1.21-1.57] 1.01 [0.79-1.21] 1.00 [0.89-1.10] 2.14E-05 0.0001 0.79
Total serum Tg 1.58 [1.05-2.00] 1.92 [1.50-2.80] 2.45 [1.70-2.90] 0.019 0.0008 0.21
Total FPLC Tg 1.11 [0.64-1.35] 1.15 [0.90-1.41] 1.57 [1.23-2.25] 0.17 0.0001 0.0021
VLDL Tg 0.36 [0.16-0.47] 0.47 [0.35-0.65] 0.84 [0.59-1.30] 0.008 1.84E-06 0.0010
VLDL Tg:Total Tg 0.32 [0.24-0.41] 0.43 [0.35-0.50] 0.68 [0.49-0.60] 0.0041 1.23E-06 0.0004
Total apo B (μmol/L) 1.31 [1.09-1.65] 1.06 [0.72-1.42] 1.36 [1.03-1.76] 0.036 0.88 0.053
VLDL apo B (μmol/L) 0.038 [0.021-0.072] 0.064 [0.035-0.103] 0.090 [0.062-0.125] 0.018 4.53E-05 0.041
VLDL apo B:Total apo B 0.032 [0.019-0.054] 0.063 [0.043-0.090] 0.069 [0.051-0.092] 0.0001 8.59E-06 0.37
VLDL Tg:VLDL apo B 8.33 [4.76-13.61] 8.62 [5.74-12.56] 10.45 [7.41-13.72] 0.92 0.16 0.16
  1. All P values are calculated using the Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test. NU: normouricaemia; HU: hyperuricaemia; FPLC: fast protein liquid chromatography; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; Tg: triglyceride; VLDL: very low-density lipoprotein; apo B: apolipoprotein B.