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High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Predicts Triglycerides Level in Three Distinct Phases of Blood Pressure

Wan Muhamad Amir, Mohd Shafiq


Atherosclerosis is also known as arteriosclerotic vascular disease. It is a condition when the arteries become narrowed and hardened due to the excessive of plaque which is made of fat, cholesterol, calcium and other substances. This study aims to examine the regulatory roles of triglycerides level in three distinct phases of blood pressure. One way ANOVA analysis is used to test the differences among the three distinct conditions, which is normal, borderline and hypertensive. The systolic blood pressure highly significant different (F (2, 997) = 3.595, p = 0.028) across the three distinct phases. We also applied multiple linear regression (MLR) method in order to assess the associated factor of triglycerides level according to the three distinct phases as discussed in ANOVA analysis. The statistical analyses revealed that there are partially significant differences due to the different distinct phases of blood pressure. The associated factors of triglycerides were total of cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol and proconvertin. All the variables were statistically significant across the three main conditions. These initial findings from three distinct phases denote that there a negative association between triglycerides level and HDL cholesterol. This finding shows that the factor of triglycerides level might be a valuable marker of atherosclerosis in three distinct phases of blood pressure.


Triglycerides; ANOVA; Normal, Borderline and Hypertensive blood pressure; Multiple linear regression

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