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Table 1 Characteristics of recruited subjects

From: Effects of apolipoprotein A5 haplotypes on the ratio of triglyceride to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and the risk for metabolic syndrome in Koreans

Characteristic All (n = 2,949) Men (n = 1,082) Women (n = 1,867) P*
Age (y) 48.20 ± 15.73 47.87 ± 15.84 48.39 ± 15.66 0.628
BMI (kg/m2) 23.50 ± 3.339 24.06 ± 3.219 23.17 ± 3.364 <0.0001
WC (cm) 84.19 ± 9.890 87.20 ± 8.867 82.45 ± 10.03 <0.0001
SBP (mmHg) 119.9 ± 15.72 123.3 ± 14.86 117.9 ± 15.88 <0.0001
DBP (mmHg) 77.12 ± 11.26 79.38 ± 11.08 75.80 ± 11.16 <0.0001
FBG (mg/dL) 98.91 ± 28.24 102.2 ± 29.92 97.00 ± 27.05 <0.0001
TG (mg/dL) 126.8 ± 82.83 148.1 ± 95.48 114.4 ± 71.70 <0.0001
HDL-C (mg/dL) 47.16 ± 12.35 42.58 ± 10.81 49.81 ± 12.41 <0.0001
Log[TG]:HDL-C 0.04672 ± 0.01553 0.05303 ± 0.01622 0.04306 ± 0.01386 <0.0001
MS (%) 32.18 33.46 31.44 0.276
  1. Values are indicated as mean ± standard deviation.
  2. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FBG fasting blood glucose, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, Log[TG]:HDL-C log-transformed TG:HDL-C ratio, MS metabolic syndrome.
  3. *Wilcoxon rank sum test except chi-squared test for MS.