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Table 1 Comparing the occurrence of hypercholesterolemia in PA patients and healthy controls

From: SCP2-mediated cholesterol membrane trafficking promotes the growth of pituitary adenomas via Hedgehog signaling activation

  PA patients (n = 100) Heathy controls (n = 140) P value
Age (Mean ± SD) 53.57 ± 9.95 49.99 ± 16.50 0.055
Male/Female 60/40 79/61 0.581
TC increased (%) 22.00% (22/100) 12.14% (17/140) 0.041
LDL-C increased (%) 42.00% (42/100) 3.57% (5/140) < 0.000
HDL-C increased (%) 2.00% (2/100) 2.86% (4/140) 0.675
  1. TC total cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol