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Table 1 Demographic and risk profile of the study population

From: Association of liver X receptor α (LXRα) gene polymorphism and coronary heart disease, serum lipids and glucose levels

Risk factors No. (%) or Mean ± SD P values
  Control (n = 250) CHD (n = 240)  
Age (years) 61.43 ± 11.21 61.22 ± 10.22 0.332
Female (%) 58 (24.2) 49 (19.6) 0.130
BMI (Kg/m2) 24.52 ± 3.40 24.76 ± 3.91 0.101
GLU (mmol/L) 4.20 ± 0.55 5.27 ± 0.75 <0.001
TG (mmol/L) 1.36 ± 0.64 2.13 ± 0.44 <0.001
TC (mmol/L) 4.29 ± 0.79 5.12 ± 0.87 0.005
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.29 ± 0.49 1.01 ±0.44 0.043
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.26 ± 0.80 2.89 ±0.81 0.038
Smoking (n) 97 132 0.011
Hypertension (n) 82 144 0.002
Diabetes (n) 44 87 0.016
Obesity (n) 68 79 0.077
  1. Note: HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TG: Triglycerides; TC: Cholesterol; BMI: Body mass index; GLU: Glucose.