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Serum ascorbic acid and HDL cholesterol in a healthy elderly Japanese population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2101828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The relationships between HDL cholesterol and serum ascorbic acid were examined in 79 male and 96 female healthy elderly Japanese, aged 60 and over. A significant positive correlation between serum HDL cholesterol and ascorbic acid was observed both in males (r = .243, p less than 0.05) and in females (r = .376, p less than 0.01). The results of multiple regression analyses indicated that serum ascorbic acid is a predictor of serum HDL cholesterol accounting for about 5% and 11% of its total variation in male and female subjects, respectively. The effect of age, BMI, status of physical activity, alcohol ingestion and cigarettes consumption, serum triglycerides and total cholesterol were taken into account as potentially confounding variables.
R Itoh; K Yamada; J Oka; H Echizen; Y Suyama; K Murakami
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift für Vitamin- und Ernährungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0300-9831     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Vitam Nutr Res     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-17     Completed Date:  1991-09-17     Revised Date:  2007-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1273304     Medline TA:  Int J Vitam Nutr Res     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Toyama, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Alcohol Drinking
Ascorbic Acid / blood*
Cholesterol, HDL / blood*
Middle Aged
Triglycerides / blood
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholesterol, HDL; 0/Triglycerides; 50-81-7/Ascorbic Acid

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