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Table 3 Achilles tendon thickness association with serum non-cholesterol sterols concentrations

From: Association between non-cholesterol sterol concentrations and Achilles tendon thickness in patients with genetic familial hypercholesterolemia

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n = 103
Achilles tendon thickness B [95% CI] p R2
5α-cholestanol, mg/Dl Maximum − 0.033 − 0.054, − 0.013 0.002 23.2
Mean − 0.035 − 0.057, − 0.012 0.003 23.1
β-sitosterol, mg/dl Maximum − 0.022 − 0.040, − 0.005 0.012 20.3
Mean − 0.024 − 0.232, − 2.489 0.015 20.4
Campesterol, mg/dl Maximum − 0.031 − 0.067, 0.004 0.081 18.6
Mean − 0.033 − 0.071, 0.005 0.088 18.9
Stigmasterol, mg/dl Maximum − 0.172 − 0.412, 0.068 0.157 16.5
Mean − 0.191 − 0.449, 0.066 0.144 17.0
Sitostanol, mg/dl Maximum 0.037 − 0.197, 0.270 0.756 14.7
Mean 0.019 − 0.232, 0.270 0.881 15.1
Desmosterol, mg/dl Maximum − 0.022 − 0.041, − 0.004 0.020 19.5
Mean − 0.023 − 0.043, − 0.003 0.025 19.6
Lanosterol, mg/dl Maximum − 0.100 − 0.444, 0.245 0.567 14.9
Mean − 0.110 − 0.480, 0.260 0.556 15.4
24S-hydroxycholesterol, mg/dl Maximum − 1.420 − 2.810, − 0.030 0.045 18.3
Mean − 1.428 − 2.926, 0.070 0.061 18.3
27-hydroxycholesterol, mg/dl Maximum − 0.820 − 1.600, − 0.04 0.040 18.5
Mean − 0.858 − 1.697, − 0.018 0.045 18.7
7α-hydroxy-4-cholesten-3-ona, mg/dl × 10 Maximum 0.339 − 1.526, 2.203 0.719 14.7
Mean 0.425 − 1.579, 2.428 0.675 15.2
  1. The linear regression analysis was adjusted by age and height