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Table 2 Comparisons of clinical and echocardiographic parameters in HDL-C/hsCRP quartile groups

From: HDL-C to hsCRP ratio is associated with left ventricular diastolic function in absence of significant coronary atherosclerosis

 Quartile 1Quartile 2Quartile 3Quartile 4P value
Male gender (n/%)22/43.121/41.220/39.221/41.20.983
Age (years)61.0 ± 10.360.1 ± 12.059.3 ± 9.160.4 ± 9.60.861
Current smoker (n/%)17/33.314/27.514/27.514/27.50.886
Statin use (n/%)47/92.239/76.538/74.539/76.50.092
Other lipid regulator use (n/%)9/17.66/11.87/13.78/15.70.854
ACE inhibitor use (n/%)23/45.127/52.918/35.324/47.10.344
β blocker use (n/%)28/54.924/47.125/49.026/51.00.876
SBp (mmHg)142.6 ± 19.9140.7 ± 20.7141.9 ± 25.5141.8 ± 25.30.981
DBp (mmHg)84.8 ± 13.981.9 ± 16.781.7 ± 15.184.0 ± 15.50.674
BMI (kg/m2)26.67 ± 2.9325.92 ± 3.0024.80 ± 2.3323.32 ± 2.170.000
FPG (mmol/L)6.15 ± 1.706.07 ± 1.935.43 ± 1.135.90 ± 2.480.215
HbA1C (%)6.20 ± 0.976.34 ± 1.305.87 ± 1.235.94 ± 0.820.112
TC (mmol/L)4.70 ± 1.214.93 ± 1.074.49 ± 0.874.87 ± 0.980.136
LDL-C (mmol/L)3.07 ± 1.053.12 ± 0.862.90 ± 0.783.05 ± 0.870.625
TG (mmol/L)2.04 ± 1.262.19 ± 2.121.56 ± 0.651.34 ± 1.100.006
UA (umol/L)332.2 ± 71.9311.1 ± 71.7313.3 ± 94.6282.2 ± 61.30.013
Cys C (mg/L)0.86 ± 0.210.81 ± 0.180.83 ± 0.150.83 ± 0.240.684
LA (mm)35.6 ± 2.936.1 ± 3.536.0 ± 4.234.4 ± 4.30.113
e' (cm/s)6.9 ± 1.97.0 ± 1.96.8 ± 1.97.7 ± 2.10.090
E/e'11.41 ± 2.9111.98 ± 3.0411.43 ± 3.3610.14 ± 2.870.020
E/A0.85 ± 0.310.93 ± 0.280.86 ± 0.290.87 ± 0.300.500
LVEF (%)63.6 ± 4.263.6 ± 4.564.7 ± 3.663.6 ± 3.40.433
  1. Data are reported as mean ± standard deviation for continuous variables and count/percentage for categorical variables
  2. Abbreviations: ACE angiotensin converting enzyme, SBp systolic blood pressure, DBp diastolic blood pressure, BMI body mass index, FPG fasting plasma glucose, HbA1C hemoglobin A1C, TC total cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglyceride, UA uric acid, Cys C cystatin C, LA left atrium, e' mean mitral tissue velocity in early diastole, E mitral flow velocity in early diastole, A mitral flow velocity in late diastole, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction