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Table 1 Characteristics of all participants and by ethnic groups in Xinjiang

From: Prevalence of major cardiovascular risk factors and adverse risk profiles among three ethnic groups in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China

  Total Han Uygur Kazakh
  N=11,608 N=3,717 N=4,695 N=3,196
Age (y) 51.1±10.5 51.3±10.3 51.9±11.0 49.7±10.0
Gender (female, %) 6,337 (54.6) 2,179 (58.6) 2,493 (53.1) 1,665 (52.1)
BMI (kg/m2)* 25.9±4.2 25.1±3.5 26.0±4.4 26.8±4.8
SBP (mmHg)& 134.9±22.2 132.2±21.0 132.4±19.7 141.9±25.2
DBP (mmHg)* 85.2±16.8 81.0±14.7 85.4±15.5 89.8±19.6
FBG (mmol/L)# 5.15±1.69 5.32±1.80 4.94±1.65 5.16±1.55
TG (mmol/L)$ 1.27±0.82 1.39±0.84 1.39±0.78 1.01±0.37
TC (mmol/L)* 4.64±1.12 4.39±1.09 4.71±1.08 4.82±1.17
HDL-C (mmol/L)& 1.26±0.46 1.26±0.48 1.25±0.46 1.29±0.43
LDL-C (mmol/L)** 2.88±0.92 2.86±0.92 2.87±0.92 2.90±0.93
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, BMI body mass index, TC serum total cholesterol, TG triglyceride, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, FBG fasting blood glucose.
  2. The differences between ethnic groups were performed by F-test or by χ2test.
  3. *Significantly higher for Kazakh and Uygur than Han, there were differences between the three groups. (All P < 0.001).
  4. &Significantly higher for Kazakh than Uygur and Han (P < 0.05), but there was no difference between Uygur and Han.
  5. #Significantly higher for Han than Uygur and Kazakh, there were differences between the three groups. (All P < 0.001).
  6. $Levels were log-transformed to normalize their distribution, and significantly higher for Uygur and Han than Kazakh (P < 0.001), but there was no difference between Uygur and Han.
  7. **No difference between the three groups (P > 0.05).