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Table 1 Distribution of the various phenotypic variables in males and females.

From: Genetic studies on the APOA1-C3-A5 gene cluster in Asian Indians with premature coronary artery disease

DESCRIPTIVES MALES (N = 243) FEMALES (N = 44)
  (%) Mean ± SD (%) Mean ± SD
Age at recruitment   57.2 ± 8.7   57.82 ± 7.59
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)   25.63 ± 3.8   28.38 ± 5.4
Waist-Hip-Ratio   0.96 ± 0.05   0.87 ± 0.09
Diabetes 44.9   67.4  
Hypertension 48.2   72.1  
Smoking 47.3   -  
Total cholesterol   156.73 ± 39.3   166.23 ± 36.72
Triglycerides   149.39 ± 75.3   150.59 ± 52.02
High Density lipoprotein   37.86 ± 9.49   39.91 ± 8.75
Low Density Lipoprotein   88.88 ± 33.29   96.17 ± 35.43
Apolipoprotein A1   1.12 ± 0.24   1.18 ± 0.18
Apolipoprotein B100   0.92 ± 0.26   0.93 ± 0.20
Age at onset of CAD   51.34 ± 8.6   53.64 ± 7.8
Event score     
1 (Mild) 3.9   4.8  
2 (Moderate) 27.6   28.6  
3 (Severe) 68.4   66.7  
No. of disease vessels     
1 16.9   23.3  
2 21.9   30.0  
≥ 3 61.2   46.4  
Statin therapy 62.6   78.3  
Beta blockers 55.7   69.6  
ACE inhibitors 32.8   41.3  
Calcium Channel blockers 37.3   23.9  
Hypoglycemic agents 32.8   36.9  
  1. CAD, coronary artery disease.