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Table 2 Comparison of homocysteine, nitric oxide levels and lipid profiles between the exposed women to LD pills vs. non-exposed ones

From: The impacts of pill contraceptive low-dose on plasma levels of nitric oxide, homocysteine, and lipid profiles in the exposed vs. non exposed women: as the risk factor for cardiovascular diseases

The risk factors of cardiovascular diseasesThe users of LD pills (n = 50)The non-users of LD pills (n = 50)P- value
Homocysteine levels (μmol/l)3.848 ± 2.3573.284 ± 1.6160.41
Nitric oxide (μM)181.360 ± 90.44162.654 ± 90.9130.29
Cholesterol (mg/dl)180.7 ± 38.28159.74 ± 30.260.00
HDL-c (mg/dl)56.46 ± 8.4256.18 ± 8.910.87
LDL-c (mg/dl)101.42 ± 30.6684.84 ± 24.700.00
Triglyceride (mg/dl)129.82 ± 47.9293.60 ± 44.010.00