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Table 1 Demographic and biochemical characteristics of the study subjects

From: Association of polymorphisms in LEPR with type 2 diabetes and related metabolic traits in a Chinese population

  T2DM(n = 922) Non-diabetic(n = 1031) P-value
Male(n%)a 361(39.2) 390(37.8) 0.576
Age(years)b 64.9 ± 10.1 64.0 ± 9.5 0.065
BMI(kg/m2)b 25.1 ± 3.6 24.0 ± 3.2 0.000
SBP(mmHg)b 139.3 ± 20.6 133.7 ± 19.4 0.000
DBP(mmHg)b 81.0 ± 11.7 78.9 ± 11.0 0.000
FPG(mmol/L)b 7.7 ± 2.6 5.5 ± 0.5 0.000
HbA1c(%)b 6.8 ± 1.6 5.6 ± 0.5 0.000
HDL-C(mmol/L)b 1.2 ± 0.4 1.3 ± 0.4 0.000
LDL-C(mmol/L)b 3.1 ± 1.0 3.0 ± 0.9 0.133
TG(mmol/L)b 2.0 ± 1.7 1.4 ± 1.0 0.000
TC(mmol/L)b 5.3 ± 1.5 5.1 ± 1.3 0.002
  1. T2DM type 2 diabetes mellitus, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FPG fasting plasma glucose, HbA1c Hemoglobin A1c, HDL-C HDL cholesterol, LDL-C LDL cholesterol, TG triglyceride, TC total cholesterol
  2. aP-values were obtained by chi-square tests
  3. bP-values were obtained by student’s independent t-test
  4. P values in boldface are significant