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Table 2 Biomarkers and components of MetS across quartiles of apoB/apoA1 ratio

From: The value of Apolipoprotein B/Apolipoprotein A1 ratio for metabolic syndrome diagnosis in a Chinese population: a cross-sectional study

  Quartiles of apoB/apoA1 ratio  
  Q1 (<0.61) Q2 (0.61-0.78) Q3 (0.78-0.98) Q4 (≥0.98) P trend a
n 2036 2026 2035 2023  
ApoB (g/l) 0.68 (0.19) 0.84 (0.18) 0.96 (0.19) 1.16 (0.23) <0.001
ApoA1 (g/l) 1.40 (0.58) 1.20 (0.25) 1.09 (0.22) 0.95 (0.18) <0.001
Total cholesterol(mmol/l) 4.26 (0.83) 4.63 (0.82) 4.96 (0.86) 5.55 (0.99) <0.001
Uric acid (mg/dl) 282.96 (94.33) 293.50 (89.19) 314.10 (109.13) 334.63 (115.38) <0.001
Urea (mmol/l) 5.34 (1.56) 5.42 (1.50) 5.48 (1.42) 5.47 (1.40) 0.225
Creatinine (umol/l) 83.48 (13.80) 85.07 (13.72) 86.55 (13.89) 88.93 (14.29) <0.001
ALT (u/l) 19.00 (11.48) 20.21(11.91) 22.81 (14.17) 25.39 (15.63) <0.001
hs-CRP 1.80 (5.08) 2.12 (6.42) 2.79 (12.55) 3.09 (5.37) <0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 78.07 (9.51) 81.35 (9.83) 84.11 (9.81) 87.21 (10.02) <0.001
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.07 (1.01) 5.16 (1.06) 5.45 (1.55) 5.72 (1.81) <0.001
HOMA-IRb 2.77 (4.16) 3.23 (5.56) 3.89 (7.41) 4.64 (8.71) <0.001
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 120.39 (17.95) 123.42 (18.59) 125.51 (18.54) 129.15 (18.97) <0.001
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 78.02 (11.28) 79.96 (11.03) 81.12 (11.15) 83.01 (11.36) <0.001
LDL-C (mmol/l) 2.27 (0.71) 2.81 (0.80) 3.11 (0.81) 3.70 (0.95) <0.001
HDL-C(mmol/l) 1.69 (0.42) 1.50 (0.53) 1.33 (0.37) 1.22 (0.47) <0.001
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 1.22 (1.25) 1.40 (1.20) 1.83 (1.57) 2.21 (1.64) <0.001
  1. alinear trend was adjusted by age and gender. P of age was adjusted by gender only. P of gender was adjusted for age only.
  2. bHOMA-IR = fasting insulin(FINS)[mU/L] × fasting plasma glucose (FPG)[mmol/L])/22.5.