Skip to main content

Table 1 The general characteristics and serum lipid levels between the Bai Ku Yao and Han populations

From: Low density lipoprotein receptor gene Ava II polymorphism and serum lipid levels in the Guangxi Bai Ku Yao and Han populations

Parameter Bai Ku Yao Han Chinese t(x2) P
Number 1024 792 - -
Male/female 468/556 330/462 2.954 0.085
Age (years) 36.01 ± 18.16 35.67 ± 18.63 0.275 0.783
Height (cm) 151.84 ± 7.13 156.30 ± 7.82 -12.670 0.000
Weight (kg) 49.98 ± 7.19 53.26 ± 10.30 -7.982 0.000
Body mass index (kg/m2) 21.64 ± 2.47 21.75 ± 3.64 -0.766 0.444
Waist circumference (cm) 70.80 ± 7.76 71.09 ± 10.27 -0.486 0.627
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 116.94 ± 16.68 117.36 ± 17.36 -0.361 0.718
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 74.06 ± 9.41 73.77 ± 10.57 0.444 0.657
Pulse pressure (mmHg) 42.89 ± 12.09 43.59 ± 11.89 -0.878 0.380
Cigarette smoking [n (%)]     
   Nonsmoker 786 (76.8) 636 (80.3)   
   <20 cigarettes/day 120 (11.7) 58 (7.3)   
   ≥ 20 cigarettes/day 118 (11.5) 98 (12.4) 9.791 0.007
Alcohol consumption [n (%)]     
   Nondrinker 688 (67.2) 646 (81.6)   
   <25 g/day 216 (21.1) 106 (13.4)   
   ≥ 25 g/day 120 (11.7) 40 (5.1) 50.079 0.000
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.21 ± 0.96 4.51 ± 0.99 -4.624 0.000
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.23 ± 0.80 1.25 ± 0.91 -0.358 0.721
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.58 ± 0.42 1.74 ± 0.49 -5.350 0.000
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.48 ± 0.74 2.63 ± 0.79 -2.991 0.003
Apolipoprotein (apo) AI (g/L) 1.24 ± 0.32 1.34 ± 0.36 -4.708 0.000
ApoB (g/L) 0.81 ± 0.24 0.79 ± 0.21 1.562 0.119
ApoAI/ApoB 1.63 ± 0.65 1.78 ± 0.60 -3.561 0.000
  1. HDL-C, highdensity lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol