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Table 1 Demographics of study samples

From: The influence of exposure to Toxoplasma Gondii on host lipid metabolism

 T. gondiip Value
SeropositiveSeronegativeCombined 
N = 89N = 956N = 1045 
N (%)N (%)N (%) 
Sex   0.923
 Male50 (56.2)532 (55.6)582 (55.7) 
 Female39 (43.8)424 (44.4)463 (44.3) 
Age   0.794
 <  40 years28 (31.5)284 (29.7)312 (29.9) 
 40 to < 5021 (23.6)246 (25.7)267 (25.6) 
 50 to < 6026 (29.2)246 (25.7)272 (26.0) 
 ≥ 6014 (15.7)180 (18.8)194 (18.6) 
TG   0.774
 Low000 
 Normal61 (68.5)630 (65.9)691 (66.1) 
 High28 (31.5)326 (34.1)354 (33.9) 
HDL   0.111
 Low2 (2.25)45 (4.71)47 (4.50) 
 Normal87 (97.8)911 (95.3)998 (95.5) 
 High000 
LDL   0.01
 Low2 (2.25)40 (4.18)42 (4.02) 
 Normal76 (85.4)877 (91.7)953 (91.2) 
 High11 (12.4)39 (4.08)50 (4.78) 
TC   0.024
 Low2 (2.25)9 (0.94)11 (1.05) 
 Normal68 (76.4)836 (87.4)904 (86.5) 
 High19 (21.3)111 (11.6)130 (12.4) 
  1. Low: samples values exceed the lower limit of normal range;
  2. High: samples values exceed the upper limit of normal range;
  3. TG: triglycerides; HDL: high density lipoproteins;
  4. LDL: low density lipoproteins; TC: total cholesterol