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Table 1 Selected characteristics of cases and controls

From: CETP gene polymorphisms and risk of coronary atherosclerosis in a Chinese population

Characteristics Cases (n = 420) Controls (n = 424) P value
Age (year) 66(61–70) 66(60–70) 0.97
Sex (Male/female) 167/253 168/256 0.52
Smoking (Yes/no) 214/206 137/287 <0.001
Diabetes (Yes/no) 88/331 51/372 0.001
Hypertension (Yes/no) 205/215 164/260 0.003
BMI (kg/m2) 24.3(23.0-25.9) 24.2(22.9-26.6) 0.86
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.72(4.11-5.48) 4.09(3.44-5.22) <0.001
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.20(1.09-1.51) 1.23(1.01-1.67) <0.001
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.83(2.47-3.29) 2.45(2.06-3.13) <0.001