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Table 2 Comparison of clinical characteristics in the oldest olds from long-lived families

From: Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein gene -493G/T polymorphism and its association with serum lipid levels in Bama Zhuang long-living families in China

Parameter BLF (≥ 90 years) BNZLF (≥ 90 years) PLF (≥ 90 years)
Number (% female) 435 (77.90) 126 (79.40) 144 (61.10) b
Age (years) 93.27 ± 3.05 93.40 ± 2.84 93.68 ± 3.03
Chest (cm) 79.47 ± 7.55 82.12 ± 7.28b 80.63 ± 5.86
Waist (cm) 77.69 ± 9.96 78.59 ± 9.66 75.49 ± 7.43a
Hip (cm) 84.82 ± 7.00 86.34 ± 8.29a 85.35 ± 5.89
BMI (kg/m2) 20.52 ± 3.56 21.18 ± 3.88 20.59 ± 3.18
SBP (mmHg) 166.15 ± 27.51 162.35 ± 31.67 166.26 ± 28.57
DBP (mmHg) 90.28 ± 13.35 86.70 ± 14.70b 84.40 ± 13.60b
TC (mmol/L) 5.19 ± 1.00 5.23 ± 1.17 4.55 ± 0.84b
TG (mmol/L) 1.12 ± 0.47 1.25 ± 0.74a 0.95 ± 0.38b
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.59 ± 0.38 1.50 ± 0.37a 1.57 ± 0.40
LDL-C (mmol/L) 3.09 ± 0.84 3.17 ± 0.97 2.53 ± 0.71b
Dyslipidemia [n (%)] 144 (33.10) 52 (41.27) 18 (12.50) b
  1. aP < 0.05 and bP < 0.01 in comparison with BLF.