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Table 2 General characteristics of patients with ACI and controls

From: Association between polymorphisms in the flanking region of the TAFI gene and atherosclerotic cerebral infarction in a Chinese population

Variables Cases (n = 225) Controls (n = 184)
Age (years) (mean ± SD) 67.60 ± 10.61 66.11 ± 11.02
Sex (male/female) 145/80 107/77
Smoking (%, n) 21.8%(49) * 13.0%(24)
Hypertension 64.4%(145) * 23.9%(44)
Diabetes 23.1%(52)* 6.0%(11)
Blood glucose levels (mmol/L) 6.51 ± 2.60* 5.43 ± 1.70
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.17 ± 1.35 5.30 ± 1.18
Triglyeride (mmol/L) 1.23 ± 0.72 1.27 ± 0.86
High density lipoprotein (HDL)(mmol/L) 1.28 ± 0.28* 1.45 ± 0.41
Low density lipoprotein (LDL) (mmol/L) 3.36 ± 1.02 3.31 ± 0.94
  1. *P < 0.05.