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Table 3 Median distribution of glucose and lipid variables in cases and controls

From: Gender-specific association of biochemical variables with depression: a population-based case-control study from North India

   FBG (mg/dl) TC (mg/dl) TG (mg/dl) HDL (mg/dl) LDL (mg/dl) VLDL (mg/dl)
Overall Non-depressed N 243 243 242 242 239 242
Median 77.41 175.50 99.16 50.35 106.15 19.80
Depressed N 250 250 250 249 245 250
Median 77.04 169.16 106.02 51.87 93.22 21.20
p-value 0.375 0.066 0.163 0.647 0.004* 0.125
Males Non-depressed N 80 80 80 79 78 80
Median 79.52 187.94 110.745 48.00 119.73 21.52
Depressed N 82 82 82 81 80 82
Median 75.35 168.31 110.155 46.40 90.71 22.031
p-value 0.288 0.001* 0.912 0.563 < 0.001* 0.899
Females Non-depressed N 163 163 162 163 161 162
Median 75.38 171.04 93.997 51.22 98.618 18.799
Depressed N 168 168 168 168 165 168
Median 77.55 169.30 103.315 49.60 95.442 20.663
p-value 0.064 0.999 0.074 0.835 0.370 0.074
  1. *Statistical significance at p-value < 0.05