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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study participants in Shandong Province

From: Serum lipid and lipoprotein levels of middle-aged and elderly Chinese men and women in Shandong Province

  Overall
N = 9755
Men
N = 3313
Women
N = 6442
P values
Age, y 58.58 ± 9.81 60.15 ± 9.98 57.78 ± 9.62 < 0.01
BMI, kg/m2 26.25 ± 3.48 26.48 ± 3.25 26.13 ± 3.59 < 0.01
Systolic BP, mm Hg 139.55 ± 21.32 142.06 ± 20.26 138.26 ± 21.73 < 0.01
Diastolic BP, mm Hg 80.15 ± 14.34 83.15 ± 18.63 78.60 ± 11.22 < 0.01
Waist circumference, cm 86.86 ± 10.09 90.54 ± 9.40 84.98 ± 9.92 < 0.01
Waist-hip ratio 0.86 ± 0.06 0.89 ± 0.06 0.84 ± 0.06 < 0.01
Glycosylated hemoglobin, % 6.25 ± 1.25 6.32 ± 1.35 6.21 ± 1.19 < 0.01
Fasting glucose, mmol/L 6.16 ± 1.90 6.40 ± 2.10 6.03 ± 1.78 < 0.01
Fasting plasma insulin, uIU/ml 9.43 ± 6.63 8.88 ± 6.34 9.71 ± 6.76 < 0.01
HOMA-IR 2.67 ± 2.72 2.59 ± 2.45 2.71 ± 2.84 < 0.05
Creatinine, ummol/L 65.19 ± 13.78 74.41 ± 16.05 60.45 ± 9.43 < 0.01
Alanine aminotransferase, U/L 11.00(8.00–15.00) 12.00(9.00–17.00) 10.00(7.00–14.00) < 0.01
Aspartate aminotransferase, U/L 18.00(16.00–22.00) 19.00(16.00–23.00) 18.00(16.00–21.00) < 0.01
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 5.35 ± 1.05 5.15 ± 0.98 5.46 ± 1.07 < 0.01
LDL cholesterol, mmol/L 3.18 ± 0.86 3.08 ± 0.81 3.24 ± 0.88 < 0.01
HDL cholesterol, mmol/L 1.51 ± 0.38 1.42 ± 0.38 1.56 ± 0.37 < 0.01
Triglycerides, mmol/L 1.34(0.95–1.92) 1.33(0.96–1.91) 1.34(0.95–1.92) 0.41
  1. Mean values (95% confidence interval [CI]) are shown. BMI body mass index, BP blood pressure, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment insulin resistance
  2. P values between men and women