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Table 1 Demographic and risk profile of the study population

From: Genetic variation in Tanis was associated with elevating plasma triglyceride level in Chinese nondiabetic subjects

Risk factors No. (%) or Mean±SD P values
Han (n=1059) Uygur (n=438)
Age (years) 60.38 ± 11.81 63.16 ± 10.70 <0.001
Female (%) 481 (45.4) 174 (39.7) 0.043
Never drink (%) 837 (79.0) 393 (89.7) <0.001
Former drinker (%) 201(19.0) 24 (5.5)
Current drinker (%) 21 (2.0) 21 (4.8)
Never smoking (%) 689 (65.1) 331 (75.6) <0.001
Former smoking (%) 298 (28.1) 72 (16.4)
Current smoking (%) 72 (6.8) 35 (8.0)
BMI (Kg/m2) 24.52 ± 3.40 24.99 ± 3.99 0.020
SBP (mmHg) 122.21 ± 13.11 120.64 ± 10.07 0.025
DBP (mmHg) 76.75 ± 10.66 73.46 ± 7.40 <0.001
GLU (mmol/L) 4.57 ± 0.86 4.30 ± 0.45 <0.001
TG (mmol/L) 0.96 ± 0.34 0.93 ± 0.35 0.080
TC (mmol/L) 4.26 ± 0.98 4.12 ± 0.94 0.015
HDL (mmol/L) 1.28 ± 0.44 1.27 ± 0.47 0.172
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.65 ± 0.81 2.54 ± 0.80 0.016
  1. Note: HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, TG Triglycerides, TC Cholesterol, BMI Body mass index, GLU Glucose.