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S. s. Alkaline phosphatase pos. s. pos. 18) Triglycerides pos. s. LDL cholesterol pos. 11) VLDL cholesterol pos. 10) pos. s. Uric acid Cumulative frequency distribution 100 90 .. III 80 c ·E .. -.. 0 x 0 \ 70 60 01 .. 0 C 50 .. ~ a.. 40 \ 30 ( 20 10 0 20 40 60 80 100 Glucose 120 140 160 180 200 45 46 R. Bernhardt et al. Fig. 20. Glutamate pyruvate transaminase (GPT) (U/liter) Descriptive statistics Mean Median Standard deviation 5. - 95. s. Broca index pos. 07) Blood pressure n. s. Heart rate n.

15), although the total cholesterol values in China were low. These results in China reveal a very favorable LDL/HDL quotient (Fig. 16), which represents a specific risk indicator (atherosclerosis index). Accordingly, the values for apoprotein B, the major protein constituent of LDL, were relatively low, whereas the values for the major protein components of HDL, apoprotein A-I and A-II, show no significant differences from the results of the German study (Thble 7). VLDL cholesterol levels were also lower in the Chinese than in the German group (Fig.

95. 01) Age pos. 10) Broca index pos. 28) Blood pressure pos. 12) Heart rate n. s. s. s. s. s. s. pos. 17) Triglycerides pos. s. HDL cholesterol pos. 13) VLDL cholesterol pos. 69) Ratio LDLlHDL pos. 10) Uric acid pos. rol (mg/dl) A Comparative Study of Middle-aged Workers in China and Germany Fig. 15. Alpha-(HDL)cholesterol (mg/dl) as determined by lipidelectrophoresis [12] Descriptive statistics Mean Median Standard deviation 5. - 95. Ol) Age pos. 07) Broca index neg. 20) Blood pressure n. s.

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