CTable 6: orrelation of smoking with change in lipid profile.


Change Nonsmoker (n = 81) Smoker (n = 15) Z P

LDL-C (mg/dl)
Min. – Max. -214.0 - 303.0 -6.0 - 213.0 3.572 * <0.001 *
Mean ± SD. 14.25 ± 88.20 99.87 ± 72.31
Median 12.0 95.0
HDL-C (mg/dl)
Min. – Max. -43.0 - 60.0 -19.0- 46.0 1.948 0.05
Mean ± SD. 14.80 ± 19.94 5.87 ± 16.52
Median 15.0 6.0
TG (mg/dl)
Min. – Max. -515.0 - 148.0 -249.0- 123.0 0.116 0.91
Mean ± SD. -51.70 ± 102.81 -49.73 ± 84.73
Median -42.0 -42.0
TC (mg/dl)
Min. – Max. -170.0- 341.0 -24.0 - 202.0 3.159 * 0.002 *
Mean ± SD. 16.25 ± 88.29 91.53 ± 74.29
Median 13.0 106.0

Z: Z for Mann Whitney test
*: Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05
There is significant effect of the smoking on change in lipid parameters after being treated with atorvastatin therapy mainly on LDL-C level and on TC level.
Non smoker show better improvement than smoker.