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Table 1 Comparison of demography, lifestyle and serum lipid levels between Mulao and Han nationalities

From: Association of ATP binding cassette transporter G8 rs4148217 SNP and serum lipid levels in Mulao and Han nationalities

Parameter Han Mulao t (x2) P
Number 717 634   
Male/female 310/407 267/367 0.173 0.677
Age (years) 52.97 ± 15.04 51.46 ± 15.47 1.813 0.070
Height (cm) 154.44 ± 8.04 155.18 ± 8.03 −1.678 0.094
Weight (kg) 53.60 ± 9.02 52.68 ± 9.49 1.834 0.067
Body mass index (kg/m2) 22.45 ± 3.39 21.82 ± 3.15 3.532 0.000
Waist circumference (cm) 75.52 ± 7.82 75.00 ± 8.62 1.166 0.244
Cigarette smoking [(n %)]     
Nonsmoker 557 (77.70) 487 (76.80)   
≤ 20 cigarettes/day 140 (19.50) 124 (19.60)   
> 20 cigarettes/day 20 (2.80) 23 (3.60) 0.776 0.678
Alcohol consumption [n (%)]     
Nondrinker 558 (77.80) 470 (74.10)   
≤ 25 g/day 74 (10.30) 58 (9.10)   
> 25 g/day 85 (11.90) 106 (16.70) 6.707 0.035
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 130.44 ± 18.88 128.66 ± 21.17 1.640 0.101
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 82.61 ± 10.77 80.59 ± 11.38 3.366 0.001
Pulse pressure (mmHg) 47.83 ± 14.47 48.10 ± 15.93 −0.293 0.771
Blood glucose (mmol/L) 6.10 ± 1.64 5.97 ± 1.59 1.464 0.143
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.06 ± 1.08 4.99 ± 1.18 1.160 0.246
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.07 (0.90) 1.05 (0.76) −0.954 0.340
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.72 ± 0.41 1.73 ± 0.45 −0.280 0.779
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.92 ± 0.84 2.94 ± 0.87 −0.391 0.696
Apolipoprotein (Apo) A1 (g/L) 1.34 ± 0.25 1.30 ± 0.38 2.455 0.014
ApoB (g/L) 0.85 ± 0.20 0.98 ± 0.58 −4.864 0.000
ApoA1/ApoB 1.64 ± 0.49 1.61 ± 1.04 0.692 0.489
  1. HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. The value of triglyceride was presented as median (interquartile range), the difference between the two ethnic groups was determined by the Wilcoxon-Mann–Whitney test.