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Table 1 Descriptive statistics, correlation coefficient (above diagonal) and significance (below diagonal) of serum lipid traits

From: Detection of quantitative trait loci affecting serum cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and triglyceride in pigs

Traitsa N Mean ± SDb Minimum Maximum CT HDL TG LDL HDL/LDL
CT 330 81.18 ± 12.79 50.95 110.94   0.31 0.22 0.83 -0.42
HDL 330 23.68 ± 4.59 12.19 34.53 ***   0.22 0.10 0.59
TG 330 40.18 ± 11.96 15.04 74.10 *** ***   0.06 0.10
LDL 330 49.46 ± 11.26 25.53 78.12 *** NS NS   -0.69
HDL/LDL 330 0.49 ± 0.14 0.21 1.28 *** *** *** ***  
  1. aTrait abbreviations: CT Cholesterol concentrations (mg/dL); HDL High Density Lipoprotein concentrations (mg/dL); TG Triglyceride concentrations (mg/dL); LDL Low Density Lipoprotein concentrations (mg/dL); HDL/LDL ratio between HDL and LDL concentrations, N = number of animals; NS not significant.
  2. bStandard deviation; *** P < 0.001.