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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio in 5-year cognitive decline per 10 mg/dL lipids at baseline, OR (95%CI)

From: Sex-specific associations between lipids and cognitive decline in the middle-aged and elderly: a cohort study of Chinese adults

  Global cognition Mental status Episodic memory
Male Female Male Female Male Female  
Total cholesterol 1.000 (0.979, 1.021) 1.026 (1.003, 1.050) * 0.997 (0.976, 1.018) 1.030 (1.007, 1.054) ** 1.000 (0.978, 1.022) 1.003 (0.981, 1.026)
LDL-c 0.995 (0.972, 1.018) 1.026 (1.002, 1.051) * 0.994 (0.971, 1.017) 1.034 (1.010, 1.059) ** 1.001 (0.978, 1.025) 0.997 (0.973, 1.022)
HDL-c 0.956 (0.907, 1.007) 1.059 (0.995, 1.128) 0.948 (0.900, 1.000) 1.044 (0.981, 1.110) 0.970 (0.921, 1.022) 1.059 (0.997, 1.125)
Triglycerides 1.005 (0.995, 1.016) 0.998 (0.989, 1.007) 1.004 (0.994, 1.015) 0.999 (0.990, 1.009) 1.001 (0.991, 1.011) 0.999 (0.988, 1.011)
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, LDL-c low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-c high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
  2. *P < 0.05
  3. **P < 0.01
  4. Adjusted for baseline age, education, marital status, registered residence, body mass index, alcohol use, smoking status, diabetes, hypertension, social activity, health insurance status, and lipid-lowering medication use