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Table 1 Anthropometric, biochemical, and clinical characteristics of the genotyped subjects

From: Association study of APOE gene polymorphisms with diabetes and the main cardiometabolic risk factors, in the Algerian population

Parameters All (n = 787) Men (n = 378) Women (n = 409)  
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD p
Age (years) 44.0 10.1 45.0 10.9 43.0 9.3 0.007*
Height (cm) 165.5 9.6 172.8 6.4 158.6 6.7 4.9 × 10 −135*
Weight (kg) 71.3 14.6 73.5 14.2 69.3 14.7 5 × 10 −5*
BMI (kg/m2) 26.1 5.1 24.6 4.2 27.5 5.5 1.5 × 10 −16*
Waist (cm) 87.7 12.4 89.1 11.5 86.4 13.0 2.2 × 10 −3*
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.86 0.09 0.90 0.07 0.83 0.09 1.8 × 10 −32*
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 5.34 1.85 5.49 1.84 5.20 1.85 0.001*
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.45 0.91 4.45 0.76 4.44 1.03 0.92
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.17 0.51 1.21 0.55 1.13 0.47 0.04*
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.25 0.31 1.27 0.30 1.23 0.32 0.10
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.68 0.87 2.64 0.73 2.72 1.10 0.19
SBP (mmHg) 123.6 18.1 125.4 17.7 122.1 18.4 0.01*
DBP (mmHg) 76.9 9.9 77.7 9.7 76.1 10.0 0.02*
  1. BMI body mass index, DBP diastolic blood pressure, SBP systolic blood pressure. p value when comparing men with women subjects (general linear model). Data are expressed as the mean and SD, Significant p values are indicated in italics with an asterisk