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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects by gender

From: Associations between high triglycerides and arterial stiffness in a population-based sample: Kardiovize Brno 2030 study

Variables All Male Female p
n (%) 1934 (100.0) 864 (44.7) 1070 (56.3)  
Age (years) 48.0 (19.0) 46.5 (20.0) 49.0 (20.0) 0.002
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 118.4 (19.6) 121.2 (17.6) 115.6 (19.4) < 0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.4 (12.6) 82.2 (12.0) 77.0 (11.8) < 0.001
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 4.9 (0.7) 5.0 (0.7) 4.8 (0.7) < 0.001
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.0 (0.7) 1.2 (0.9) 0.9 (0.6) < 0.001
HDL – Cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.4 (0.5) 1.3 (0.3) 1.6 (0.4) < 0.001
LDL-Cholesterol (mmol/l) 3.0 (1.2) 3.0 (1.2) 2.9 (1.2) 0.051
Waist Circumference (cm) 88.0 (20.0) 95.0 (17.0) 82.0 (18.0) < 0.001
CAVI 7.2 (1.4) 7.3 (1.5) 7.1 (1.3) < 0.001
Total Cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.1 (1.3) 5.0 (1.3) 5.1 (1.3) 0.007
MetS (%) 449 (23.2) 249 (28.9) 200 (18.7) < 0.001
High Blood pressure (%) 828 (42.8) 436 (50.5) 392 (36.6) < 0.001
Dysglycemia (%) 290 (15) 171 (19.8) 119 (11.1) < 0.001
Hypertriglyceridemia (%) 391 (20.2) 252 (29.2) 139 (13.0) < 0.001
Low HDL-Cholesterol (%) 254 (13.1) 100 (11.6) 154 (14.4) 0.078
Abdominal obesity (%) 1093 (56.5) 484 (56.0) 609 (56.9) 0.712
High CAVI (%) 194 (10.0) 125 (14.5) 69 (6.4) < 0.001
High Total Cholesterol (%) 914 (47.3) 379 (43.9) 535 (50.0) 0.008
High LDL-Cholesterol (%) 1204 (62.3) 593 (68.6) 611 (57.1) < 0.001
Smokers (%) 467 (24.3) 220 (25.7) 247 (23.2) 0.200
  1. Median (Interquartile range) and differences were assessed using the Mann-Whitney U test, n (%), and differences were assessed using the Chi-Square test