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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the patients included in the study

From: Small dense LDL particles - a predictor of coronary artery disease evaluated by invasive and CT-based techniques: a case-control study

Variable n = 178
Age (mean and SD) 62.4
± 9.6
Gender (male) (%) 49.4%
Family disposition to ischemic heart disease (%) 52.8%
Current smoking (%) 21.3%
Lipid-lowering medication (%) 59.0%
Antihypertensive medication (%) 67.4%
Systolic blood pressure (mean and SD) 146.7
± 20.2
Diastolic blood pressure (mean and SD) 79.3
± 10.5
BMI (kg/m2) (mean and SD) 26.9
4.0
Waist circumference (cm) (mean and SD) 96.3
11.8
Triglycerides (mmol/L) (mean and SD) 1.5
1.0
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L serum) (mean and SD) 1.6
0.5
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L serum) (mean and SD) (n = 175) 2.8
0.9
High sensitive CRP (mean and SD) 2.8
4.7
ApoB (g/L) (mean and SD) 0.9
0.2
Lp(a) (arb. units) (mean and SD) 361.1
435.5