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Table 1 Results of lipid levels when fasted.

From: Impact of fasting bloods on hypertriglyceridemia

Biochemical marker n of group Mean routine lipid levels (mmol/l) Mean percentage reduction with fasted bloods 95% CI
Cholesterol 34 6.04(± 1.2) -4.6% -10.27%, 1.00%
HDL:Cholesterol ratio 11 7.11(± 1.92) -35.4% -56.27%, -14.57%
Triglyceride level 34 5.29(± 2.9) -29.5% -41.33%, -17.64%