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Table 3 Lipid profile associations with disability changes.

From: Serum lipid profiles are associated with disability and MRI outcomes in multiple sclerosis

   EDSS Change MSSS Change
Lipid Profile Group Slope ± SE r p p-value Slope ± SE r p p-value
HDL All 0.001 ± 0.003 0.012 0.79 0.000 ± 0.005 -0.010 0.83
  No statin 0.000 ± 0.004 -0.008 0.87 -0.003 ± 0.005 -0.030 0.56
LDL All 0.004 ± 0.002 0.13 0.006 0.005 ± 0.002 0.12 0.012
  No statin 0.003 ± 0.002 0.093 0.078 0.006 ± 0.003 0.11 0.038
Total cholesterol All 0.004 ± 0.001 0.15 0.001 0.005 ± 0.002 0.12 0.008
  No statin 0.004 ± 0.002 0.12 0.020 0.005 ± 0.002 0.11 0.030
Triglycerides All 0.001 ± 0.0006 0.10 0.025 0.002 ± 0.0009 0.096 0.037
  No statin 0.002 ± 0.007 0.12 0.025 0.002 ± 0.001 0.10 0.055
Cholesterol to HDL ratio All 0.083 ± 0.042 0.091 0.047 0.079 ± 0.062 0.059 0.20
  No statin 0.093 ± 0.050 0.098 0.062 0.12 ± 0.074 0.082 0.12
  1. Significant p-values are underlined.
  2. SE is standard error of the slope and r p is the partial correlation.