Table 2.

Telomere length and lipid profiles

rP value
Cholesterol, mg/dL0.060.22
Triglyceride, mg/dL−0.020.64
HDL, mg/dL0.110.04
Large HDL, %0.150.038
HDL size, nm0.150.03
Apo-A, mg/dL0.160.005
LDL, mg/dL0.0260.62
Large LDL, %0.260.0002
LDL size, nm0.290.0001
Apo-B, mg/dL−0.0030.95
Very LDL, mg/dL−0.190.008
  • Telomere length was adjusted for group, gender, and age at recruitment.