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Table 4 Abnormal blood results at baseline

From: A well-being support program for patients with severe mental illness: a service evaluation

Baseline n (%) abnormal* Mean (s.d.) Range
Random glucose (normal 4-7 mmol/l), n = 138 26 (19%) 5.57 (2.20) 3.10-20.30
Fasting glucose (normal 3.6-6.0 mmol/l), n = 39 8 (21%) 5.45 (1.60) 3.30-11.10
HbA1c, n = 29 0 (0%) 6.02 (1.43) 4.60-12.80
Triglyceride (reference range <2.0 mmol/l), n = 159 52 (32%) 2.31 (1.63) 0.50-10.50
HDL cholesterol (reference ranges male 0.9 to 1.4; female 1.2 to 1.7 mmol/l), n = 178 52 (29%) 1.34 (6.5) 0.70-5.40
LDL cholesterol (reference >4.0 mmol/l), n = 128 67 (52%) 5.29 (1.27) 1.80-9.00
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST-reference ranges, male 8-40 IU/l; female 6-34), n = 7 0 (0%) 20.57 (4.79) 13.00-26.00
ALT (reference ranges male 10-50; female 5-38 IU/l), n = 180 16 (9%) 27.91 (18.78) 6.00-124.00
Total bilirubin (reference range 3-17μmol/l), n = 167 3 (2%) 9.27 (3.44) 2.00-27.00
Albumin (reference range 35 to 50 g/l), n = 189 0 (0%) 42.43 (2.86) 36.00-50.00
Prolactin (mU/l; reference range 80-400 males; 90-520 females reproductive years; 80-280 females post menopausal), n = 129 22 (17%) 454.26 (542.62) 1.58-2862.00
Free T4 (reference range 9-25 pmol/l), n = 159 1 (1%) 14.37 (2.57) 5.00-25.00
  1. *of those patients tested
  2. ALT, alanine transaminase; HbA1c, hemoglobin A1c; HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein; s.d., standard deviation; TSH, thyroid stimulating hormone.