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Table 3 Oxidative stress parameters of the studied groups

From: Oxidized low density lipoprotein and total antioxidant capacity in type-2 diabetic and impaired glucose tolerance Saudi men

  Control IGT Type2 DM p a p b
n = 125 n = 77 n = 72
Ox-LDL 73.5 ± 27.5 108.7 ± 23.7 143.5 ± 21.9 < 0.001 < 0.001
(U/L)
MDA 4.46 ± 1.98 5.77 ± 2.50 7.91 ± 3.17 < 0.001 < 0.001
(μM)
TAC 1.384 ± 0.688 1.000 ± 0.397 0.817 ± 0.248 < 0.001 < 0.001
(mM)
Ox-LDL /LDL-C 25.12 ± 11 31.81 ± 11 42.40 ± 25 < 0.01 < 0.001
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD.
  2. pa: p value when control group was compared to IGT group.
  3. Pb: p value when control group was compared to Type2 DM group.
  4. Abbreviations: Ox-LDL Oxidized low density lipoprotein, MDA Malondialdehyde, TAC Total antioxidant capacity.