Table 1

Laboratory parameters included in this study

parameter

individuals analyzed

mean value

standard deviation

median value

range

reference range


folate (nmol/l)

1743

14.94

8.53

12.21

2.18-44.61

6.8-39


vitamin B12

(pmol/l)

1743

215

147

255

60-1053

130-675


Homocysteine (µmol/l)

123

13.6

4.4

12.5

6.8-30.6

<16


LDL-C (mmol/l)

593

3.34

1.05

3.28

0.21-7.81

<4.10


HDL-C (mmol/l)

593

1.40

0.49

1.34

0.10-3.36

1.0-1.55


total cholesterol (mmol/l)

123

5.61

1.08

5.59

2.74-8.92

<6.20


triglycerides (mmol/l)

1468

1.56

1.49

1.26

0.25-30.46

<1.70


Semmler et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-31

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