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Table 1 Comparison of demographic, lifestyle characteristics and serum lipid levels between the Han and Maonan populations

From: Association between SLC44A4-NOTCH4 SNPs and serum lipid levels in the Chinese Han and Maonan ethnic groups

Parameter Han Maonan PHan versus Maonan PHan P Maonan
Group All Normal HLP All Normal HLP    
Number 1254 662 592 1213 577 636    
Male/femalec 569/685 295/367 274/318 505/708 231/346 274/362 0.061 0.541 0.282
Age (years)a 57.58 ± 12.94 57.32 ± 13.10 57.86 ± 11.53 57.02 ± 15.08 57.19 ± 14.31 57.76 ± 13.84 0.314 0.468 0.374
Height (cm)a 153.68 ± 7.56 153.46 ± 7.53 154.09 ± 7.59 153.55 ± 8.03 153.29 ± 7.84 153.78 ± 8.19 0.678 0.161 0.293
Weight (kg)a 52.57 ± 8.83 52.03 ± 8.27 54.27 ± 9.76 52.65 ± 10.89 51.48 ± 11.09 53.97 ± 10.65 0.954 5.38E−5 7.43E−5
Body mass index (kg/m2)a 22.35 ± 3.43 22.12 ± 3.44 22.80 ± 3.38 22.26 ± 3.76 21.80 ± 4.05 22.71 ± 3.43 0.605 0.001 3.23E–5
Waist circumferencea 75.56 ± 7.89 74.56 ± 7.42 77.45 ± 8.40 75.95 ± 9.36 74.16 ± 9.25 77.58 ± 9.16 0.261 4.84E−10 1.53E−10
Smoking status [n (%)]c
 Non-smoker 997 (79.47) 561 (84.74) 436 (73.65) 901 (73.12) 447 (75.04) 454 (71.38)    
 ≤ 20 cigarettes/day 227 (18.13) 85 (12.84) 142 (21.45) 271 (23.50) 110 (21.49) 161 (25.31)    
 20 cigarettes/day 30 (2.39) 16 (2.42) 14 (2.36) 41 (3.38) 20 (3.47) 21 (3.31) 0.008 1.76E-6 0.033
Alcohol consumption [n (%)]c
 Non-drinker 1040 (82.93) 548 (82.78) 492 (83.11) 952 (78.48) 487 (80.94) 465 (76.26)    
 ≤ 25 g/day 106 (8.45) 83 (12.54) 23 (3.89) 140 (11.54) 47 (9.88) 93 (13.05)    
 > 25 g/day 108 (8.61) 31 (4.68) 77 (13.00) 121 (9.98) 43 (9.18) 78 (10.69) 0.013 3.38E−12 1.05E−5
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)a 129.86 ± 19.68 118.61 ± 11.03 151.04 ± 14.15 135.37 ± 23.84 133.56 ± 24.60 137.01 ± 23.03 4.35E−10 2.53E−262 0.012
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)a 79.22 ± 11.66 74.24 ± 7.67 88.60 ± 12.10 83.00 ± 12.26 82.55 ± 12.77 83.42 ± 11.79 5.53E−15 8.68E−117 0.217
Pulse pressure (mmHg)a 50.64 ± 15.57 44.37 ± 9.05 62.44 ± 14.22 52.36 ± 16.93 51.00 ± 16.70 53.59 ± 17.06 0.009 4.01E−101 0.008
Glucose (mmol/L)a 6.03 ± 1.63 5.91 ± 1.65 6.24 ± 1.57 6.14 ± 1.43 5.93 ± 1.54 6.15 ± 1.39 0.061 0.001 0.027
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)a 4.82 ± 1.06 4.68 ± 1.04 5.09 ± 1.05 4.98 ± 1.06 4.38 ± 1.06 5.52 ± 1.10 2.95E−4 1.39E−10 1.14E−93
Triglyceride (mmol/L)b 1.00 (0.80) 0.87 (0.45) 1.43 (1.36) 1.08 (0.82) 0.93 (0.51) 1.37 (1.24) 0.021 2.18E−36 8.10E−35
HDL-C (mmol/L)a 1.73 ± 0.53 1.75 ± 0.59 1.67 ± .42 1.55 ± 0.48 1.66 ± 0.44 1.54 ± 0.51 1.92E−17 0.010 6.21E−5
LDL-C (mmol/L)a 2.73 ± 0.87 2.65 ± 0.84 2.88 ± 0.90 2.80 ± 0.82 2.45 ± 0.52 3.11 ± 0.91 0.045 3.25E−6 1.42E−48
ApoA1 (g/L)a 1.46 ± 0.31 1.48 ± 0.28 1.35 ± 0.29 1.38 ± 0.29 1.41 ± 0.35 1.30 ± 0.23 6.71E−8 2.04E−5 0.003
ApoB (g/L)a 0.83 ± 0.21 0.81 ± 0.20 0.88 ± 0.23 0.88 ± 0.23 0.78 ± 0.16 0.97 ± 0.23 4.43E−7 1.59E−8 2.10E−52
ApoA1/ApoBa 1.83 ± 0.59 1.85 ± 0.53 1.78 ± 0.68 1.68 ± 0.63 1.80 ± 0.57 1.57 ± 0.66 1.36E−9 0.028 4.84E−11
  1. HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, Apo apolipoprotein, HLP hyperlipidaemia. The value of triglyceride was presented as median (interquartile range) for not a normal distribution
  2. aMean ± SD determined by t test
  3. bMedian (interquartile range) tested by the Wilcoxon–Mann–Whitney test
  4. cThe rate or constituent ratio between the different groups was analyzed by the chi-square test