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Table 3 Clinical Characteristics and lipid profile according to SNP3 of apo A-V in type 2 diabetic and in non diabetic subjects

From: Association of SNP3 polymorphism in the apolipoprotein A-V gene with plasma triglyceride level in Tunisian type 2 diabetes

  Type 2 Diabetes Non Diabetes
Characteristics Genotypes
  TT TC TT TC
Number 100 36 76 25
Sex (% men) 61 50 55.8 60
Smokers (%) 67.3 81.3 44.4 46.2
Age (years) 52.8 ± 7.6 54.8 ± 6.2 53.3 ± 8.8 51.5 ± 7.5
BMI (Kg/m2) 28.5 ± 4.3 28.7 ± 3.9 27.3 ± 3.0 28.1 ± 5.0
WHR 0.94 ± 0.06 0.93 ± 0.08 0.93 ± 0.08 0.9 ± 0.08
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 5.17 ± 1.15 5.17 ± 1.07 4.61 ± 1.32 4.53 ± 0.99
HDL-C (mmol/l) 0.90 ± 0.32 0.83 ± 0.34 0.92 ± 0.25 0.83 ± 0.26
Total TG (mmol/l) 2.05 ± 1.61 2.62 ± 1.59* 1.6 ± 1.42 1.75 ± 1.07
  1. * significant difference between TT and TC genotypes (p = 0.016).