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Table 1 Comparison of demographic, lifestyle characteristics, serum lipid profiles and the genotype and allele frequencies of the SPTLC3 rs364585 SNP between the Han and Jing populations

From: Association of the SPTLC3 rs364585 polymorphism and serum lipid profiles in two Chinese ethnic groups

Parameter Han Jing t (x 2) P
No. of patients 824 783   
Male/female 405 / 419 389 / 394 0.045 0.832
Age (years) 57.27 ± 12.40 57.19 ± 12.50 0.122 0.903
Height (cm) 157.28 ± 8.27 158.08 ± 7.87 −1.984 0.047
Weight (kg) 56.35 ± 9.41 58.80 ± 10.09 −5.018 0.000
Body mass index (kg/m 2) 22.74 ± 3.19 23.46 ± 3.20 −4.517 0.000
Waist circumference (cm) 77.46 ± 8.90 80.38 ± 9.20 −6.647 0.000
Smoking status (n%)
 0 g/day (non-smoker) 666 (80.8) 656 (83.8)   
  ≤ 20 cigarettes/day 31 (3.8) 34 (4.3)   
  > 20 cigarettes/day 127 (15.4) 93 (11.9) 4.425 0.109
Alcohol consumption (n%)
 0 g/day (non-drinker) 648 (78.6) 681 (87.0)   
  ≤ 25 g/day 40 (4.9) 83 (10.6)   
  > 25 g/day 136 (16.5) 19 (2.4) 103.189 0.000
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 132.40 ± 18.90 132.18 ± 21.91 0.215 0.830
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 81.78 ± 10.45 80.34 ± 10.30 2.778 0.006
Pulse pressure (mmHg) 50.62 ± 15.13 51.84 ± 17.81 −1.481 0.139
Glucose (mmol/l) 6.63 ± 1.06 6.86 ± 1.62 −3.390 0.001
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.98 ± 0.85 5.08 ± 0.90 −2.286 0.022
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 1.39(0.67) 1.43(0.75) −0.349 0.727
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.80 ± 0.52 1.79 ± 0.46 0.419 0.676
LDL-C (mmol/l) 2.87 ± 0.44 2.82 ± 0.43 2.593 0.010
Apo A1 (g/l) 1.33 ± 0.20 1.28 ± 0.22 4.116 0.000
ApoB (g/l) 1.05 ± 0.24 1.04 ± 0.23 1.023 0.307
ApoA1/ApoB 1.32 ± 0.36 1.29 ± 0.38 1.481 0.139
Genotype [n(%)]
 GG 223(27.1) 235(30.0)   
 GA 392(47.6) 371(47.4)   
 AA 209(25.4) 177(22.6) 2.501 0.286
Allele [n(%)]
 G 838(50.9) 841(53.7)   
 A 810(49.1) 725(46.3) 2.622 0.105
  1. HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, Apo Apolipoprotein. The value of triglyceride was presented as median (interquartile range), the difference between the two ethnic groups was determined by the Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test