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Table 1 Patient Characteristics of Patients Included in the Analysis

From: Low density lipoprotein cholesterol is inversely correlated with abdominal visceral fat area: a magnetic resonance imaging study

  Mean ± SD or n (%)
Age 70 ± 8
Males 34 (81)
Females 8 (19)
Race  
   White 41 (98)
   Non-White 1 (2)
Height (cm) 172 ± 10
Weight (kg) 78 ± 19
Body Mass Index 26 ± 5
Waist (cm) 101 ± 16
Hip (cm) 101 ± 13
Diabetic 10 (24)
Metabolic Syndrome by ATP III Criteria 22 (52)
Fasting Glucose (mg/dl) 115 ± 37
Fasting Insulin (mU/L) 7 ± 4
QUICK .25 ± .02
Visceral Fat Area (cm2) 202 ± 112
Subcutaneous Fat Area (cm2) 239 ± 115
Percent Visceral Fat Area 45 ± 12
Qualifying Criterion*  
   Coronary Artery Disease 10 (24)
   Peripheral Vascular Disease 23 (55)
   Carotid Atherosclerosis >50% 12 (29)
   Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 10 (24)
   Ischemic Stroke 8 (19)
   Diabetes 10 (24)
  1. *Patients frequently had >1 inclusion criterion