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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Association of high sensitive C-reactive protein (hsCRP) with established cardiovascular risk factors in the Indian population

Variables Males N = 305 Females N = 295 P value
Age years (mean, SD) 39.8 (11.5) 38.5 (10.8) 0.17
Current tobacco use (n, %) 144 (47.2) 54 (18.6) <0.001
BMI Kg/m2 (Mean, SD) 22.5 (3.9) 23.6 (5.1) 0.005
WC cm (Mean, SD) 82.5 (11.7) 77.9 (12.4) <0.001
SBP mmHG (Mean, SD) 126.6 (15.1) 123.6 (19.1) 0.02
DBP mmHG (Mean, SD) 77.9 (10.9) 79.5 (12.0) 0.13
PG mg/dl (Mean, SD) 98.3 (31.4) 95.2 (32.5) 0.24
TC mg/dl (mean, SD) 174.9 (43.8) 174.2 (43.1) 0.85
TAG mg/dl (median, IQR) 117.0 (79.0-164.0) 89.5 (66.8-126.0) <0.001
HDL-c mg/dl (mean, SD) 43.4 (11.2) 46.3 (11.7) 0.002
TC/HDL-c (mean, SD) 4.3 (1.6) 4.0 (1.6) 0.04
Diabetes (n, %) 36 (11.8) 18 (6.2) 0.02
Hypertension (n, %) 100 (32.8) 85 (29.3) 0.38
Dyslipidemia (n, %) 87 (28.9) 54 (19.0) 0.007
CRP mg/L (median, IQR) 1.1 (0.40-2.10) 1.2 (0.30-3.10) 0.30
  1. BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference, SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, Diastolic blood pressure; PG, plasma glucose; TC, total cholesterol; TAG, triglycerides; HDL-c, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; CRP, c-reactive protein