Table 2—

Baseline serum lipid and glucose levels (mmol/l) by glucose status

LipidDiabetesIFGNFG
n1,0779406,997
Total cholesterol5.56 (4.98–6.10)5.62 (5.09–6.27)5.67 (5.09–6.22)
LDL cholesterol3.70 (3.16–4.20)3.80 (3.33–4.38)3.91 (3.42–4.43)
HDL cholesterol0.86 (0.75–1.01)0.90 (0.78–1.04)0.93 (0.80–1.09)
Triglycerides1.90 (1.36–2.69)1.72 (1.26–2.40)1.53 (1.14–2.08)
Total/HDL cholesterol ratio6.41 (5.38–7.53)6.26 (5.21–7.36)6.03 (5.09–7.05)
Apolipoprotein B1.35 (1.19–1.53)1.34 (1.18–1.52)1.32 (1.16–1.49)
Fasting glucose7.7 (6.9–9.4)6.3 (6.2–6.6)5.2 (4.9–5.5)
  • Data are median (interquartile range).