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Table 2 Lipid levels of schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and major depressive disorder patients who died by suicide and those who did not

From: No association between serum cholesterol and death by suicide in patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, or major depressive disorder

  Schizophrenia Bipolar affective disorder Major depressive disorder
  Suicide Non-suicide p-value Suicide Non-suicide p-value Suicide Non-suicide p-value
  N = 82 N = 164   N = 23 N = 46   N = 67 N = 134  
Total cholesterol(mg/dL) 162.9 ±36.1 172.3 ± 41.1 0.082 165.2 ± 30.8 167.9 ± 42.9 0.791 180.9 ± 40.0 180.6 ± 35.4 0.945
Glucose (mg/dL) 94.1 ± 29.5 96.1 ± 23.9 0.567 93. 9 ± 20.3 103.9 ± 27.8 0.135 108.5 ± 44.2 101.0 ± 24.5 0.202
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 104.9 ± 54.9 129.5 ± 74.2 0.124 105.9 ± 88.6 128.1 ± 95.2 0.467 107.8 ± 57.9 131.0 ± 74.1 0.124
HDL cholesterol(mg/dL) 47.2 ± 17.1 48.3 ± 13.3 0.745 61.7 ± 19.4 53.5 ± 12.5 0.165 49.5 ± 15.5 50.4 ± 15.9 0.795
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. P-values were determined by t-test. HDL, high density lipoprotein.