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Table 1 Baseline features of subjects under study

From: Role of a common variant of Fat Mass and Obesity associated (FTO) gene in obesity and coronary artery disease in subjects from Punjab, Pakistan: a case control study

Characteristic CAD Obesity
Cases (n = 425) Controls (n = 250) p-value Cases (n = 295) Controls (n = 250) p-value
Gender (M/F %) 59/41 54.3/45.7 0.271 56.2/43.8 54.3/45.7 0.873
Age (years) 59 ± 12 56 ± 10 0.002 55.32 ± 15.18 56.01 ± 10.44 0.31
TC (mmol/L) 5.36 ± 1.38 4.51 ± 1.11 9.1 × 10-14 5.54 ± 1.11 4.51 ± 1.11 2.0 × 10-24
TG (mmol/L) 2.43 ± 0.83 2.12 ± 0.74 3.6 × 10-8 2.39 ± 0.79 2.12 ± 0.74 3.1 × 10-5
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.11 ± 0.11 1.74 ± 0.42 5.9 × 10-7 1.16 ± 0.31 1.74 ± 0.42 1.9 × 10-66
LDLD-C (mmol/L) 2.74 ± 0.74 2.18 ± 0.43 2.4 × 10-5 2.99 ± 0.56 2.18 ± 0.43 1.4 × 10-21
FBG (mg/dL) 98.42 ± 6.61 89.56 ± 7.29 1.0 × 10-46 102.71 ± 14.12 89.56 ± 7.29 2.4 × 10-31
  1. The table summarizes the general characteristics of the study subjects by comparing the cases with controls. CAD Coronary heart Disease group, TC Total Cholesterol, TG Triglycerides, HDL-C High Density Lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C Low Density Lipoprotein cholesterol, FBG fasting blood glucose