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Table 1 Characteristics of participants divided by hs-cTnT levels <14 or ≥14 pg/ml at follow-up

From: Baseline type 2 diabetes had a significant association with elevated high sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels in Chinese community-dwelling population: a 5-year prospective analysis

Characteristics Follow-up hs-cTnT < 14 pg/ml (n = 678) Follow-up hs-cTnT ≥ 14 pg/ml (n = 52) P value* P value
At baseline
 Age (year) 58(50-67) 72(64-75) <0.001 <0.001
 Age ≥ 60 (%) 317(46.8) 45(86.5) <0.001 <0.001
 Males (%) 274(40.4) 35(67.3) <0.001 0.009
 BMI (kg/m2) 25.27(23.19-27.59) 25.37(23.39-27.77) 0.703 0.074
 Obesity (%) 145(21.4) 11(21.2) 0.969 0.295
 SBP (mmHg) 126(114-140) 131(121-144) 0.034 <0.001
 DBP (mmHg) 77(70-83) 77(70-86) 0.923 0.323
 Hypertension (%) 302(44.5) 29(55.8) 0.117 <0.001
 TG (mmol/L) 1.47(1.05-2.15) 1.49(1.18-2.11) 0.788 0.020
 High TG (%) 153(22.6) 8(15.4) 0.229 0.587
 HDL-c (mmol/L) 1.36(1.15-1.59) 1.27(1.00-1.47) 0.005 0.131
 Low HDL-c (%) 88(13.0) 14(26.9) 0.005 0.309
 LDL-c (mmol/L) 2.92(2.47-3.30) 3.02(2.47-3.37) 0.637 0.690
 High LDL-c (%) 42(6.2) 1(1.9) 0.207 0.430
 Uric acid (μmol/L) 276(232-332) 305(248-338) 0.063 <0.001
 Hyperuricemia (%) 46(6.8) 4(7.7) 0.803 0.010
 FBG (mmol/L) 4.95(4.51-5.45) 4.94(4.38-5.77) 0.897 0.835
 PBG (mmol/L) 6.34(5.23-8.30) 7.57(5.72-10.95) 0.006 <0.001
 T2D (%) 99(14.6) 19(36.5) <0.001 0.002
 hs-cTnT (pg/ml) 4(3-6) 9(6-12) <0.001 <0.001
At follow-up
 hs-cTnT (pg/ml) 6(5-8) 16(14-20) <0.001 <0.001
  1. *Comparison between groups defined by hs-cTnT levels <14 pg/mL or ≥14 pg/mL at follow-up; Bivariate correlation of all variables with the variation in hs-cTnT levels
  2. Abbreviations: hs-cTnT high sensitivity cardiac troponin T, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, TG triglyceride, HDL-c high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-c low density lipoprotein cholesterol, FBG fasting blood glucose, PBG postprandial blood glucose, T2D type 2 diabetes