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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study participants

From: Achievement of specified lipid and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels with two statins in Chinese patients with hypercholesterolaemia

  All Males Females P
(n = 247) (n = 100) (n = 147)
Age, years 55.7 ± 11.1 55.0 ± 11.0 56.1 ± 11.3 0.425
FH, n (%) 140 (56.7) 53 (53.0) 87 (59.2) 0.336
Hypertension, n (%) 118 (47.8) 52 (52.0) 66 (44.9) 0.273
Type 2 diabetes, n (%) 48 (19.4) 24 (24.0) 24 (16.3) 0.135
History of CVD, n (%) 24 (9.7) 10 (10.0) 14 (9.5) 0.901
Current smoker, n (%) 26 (10.5) 24 (24.0) 2 (1.4) <0.001
  1. CVD, cardiovascular disease; FH, familial hypercholesterolaemia