Amount

Results

Conclusion**

Total lipids (g/L±SD):

Eskimo men = 6.17±0.89

Eskimo women = 6.13±0.88

Danish men = 7.12±1.24

Danish women = 7.29±1.16

Cholesterol (g/L±SD):

Eskimo men = 2.33±0.35

Eskimo women = 2.22±0.43

Danish men = 2.73±0.49

Danish women = 2.86±0.49

Triglycerides (g/L±SD):

Eskimo men = 0.57±0.28

Eskimo women = 0.44±0.13

Danish men = 1.29±0.62

Danish women = 1.08±0.51

Pre-β-lipoproteins (g/L±SD):

Eskimo men = 0.48±0.31

Eskimo women = 0.43±0.33

Danish men = 1.70±0.86

Danish women = 1.08±0.51

β-lipoproteins (g/L±SD):

Eskimo men = 4.38±0.93

Eskimo women = 4.45±0.89

Danish men = 5.11±1.16

Danish women = 5.31±1.32

α-lipoproteins (g/L±SD):

Eskimo men = 4.02±1.39

Eskimo women = 3.91±1.41

Danish men = 2.78±0.82

Danish women = 3.64±0.94

Among males, the Eskimos had significantly lower plasma total lipids (p<0.001), cholesterol (p<0.001), triglycerides (p<0.001), pre-β-lipoproteins (p<0.001), β-lipoproteins (p<0.001), and α-lipoproteins (p<0.001) compared to the Danes. However, the differences in total lipids and cholesterol among men 31-40 years and β-lipoproteins among men 31-50 years between the Eskimos and the Danes were not significant.

Among women, the Eskimos had significantly lower plasma total lipids (p<0.001), cholesterol (p<0.001), triglycerides (p<0.001), pre-β-lipoproteins (p<0.001), and β-lipoproteins (p<0.001). However, the difference in β-lipoproteins among women 31-50 years between the Eskimos and the Danes was not significant.

There were no significant differences in α-lipoproteins among the female Eskimos and Danes.

B

**N = Evidence of no association or no clear association; B = Evidence of a benefit; A = Evidence of an adverse effect.



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