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Table 1 Comparison of demographic, lifestyle characteristics and serum lipid levers between the Mulao and Han populations

From: Association of the MLXIPL/TBL2 rs17145738 SNP and serum lipid levels in the Guangxi Mulao and Han populations

Parameter Mulao Han t(x2) P
Number 649 712 - -
Male/Female 290/359 316/396 0.013 0.911
Age (years) 52.40 ± 15.61 52.55 ± 15.24 −0.172 0.863
Height (cm) 155.21 ± 8.05 154.23 ± 8.20 2.236 0.025
Weight (kg) 52.81 ± 9.05 53.17 ± 8.90 −0.745 0.456
Body mass index (kg/m2) 21.87 ± 3.02 22.36 ± 3.55 −2.734 0.006
Waist circumference (cm) 75.15 ± 8.49 75.09 ± 7.34 0.135 0.893
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 129.63 ± 21.76 130.21 ± 19.23 −0.521 0.603
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 81.05 ± 11.57 82.79 ± 11.20 −2.825 0.005
Pulse pressure (mmHg) 48.59 ± 16.45 47.42 ± 14.87 1.369 0.171
Cigarette smoking [n (%)]     
Nonsmoker 482 (74.3) 502 (70.5)   
< 20 cigarettes/day 145 (22.3) 185 (26.0) 2.536 0.281
≥ 20 cigarettes/day 22 (3.4) 25 (3.5)   
Alcohol consumption [n (%)]     
Nondrinker 493 (76.0) 555 (77.9)   
< 25 g/day 55 (8.5) 76 (10.6) 6.329 0.042
≥ 25 g/day 101 (15.5) 81 (11.4)   
Blood glucose 6.01 ± 1.62 6.10 ± 1.64 −1.034 0.301
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.07 ± 1.35 5.02 ± 1.01 0.688 0.492
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.08 (0.80-1.60) 1.06 (0.80-1.64) −0.602 0.547
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.76 ± 0.47 1.74 ± 0.53 0.735 0.462
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.93 ± 0.70 2.89 ± 0.82 0.767 0.443
Apolipoprotein (Apo) Al (g/L) 1.33 ± 0.40 1.34 ± 0.25 −0.808 0.419
ApoB (g/L) 0.97 ± 0.54 0.86 ± 0.19 5.051 0.000
ApoA1/ApoB 1.62 ± 1.03 1.64 ± 0.46 −0.381 0.703
  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.