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Table 1 Study population: age, serum lipids, biomarkers and cardiovascular risk factor distribution in cases and controls

From: Chromosome 1p13 genetic variants antagonize the risk of myocardial infarction associated with high ApoB serum levels

  Cases (N = 1213) Controls (N = 1561) P
Age (years) M (IQTR) 60 (53-65) 61 (54-66) 0.03
Sex (M/F) (N) 852/361 1054/507 0.06
SBP (mmHg) M (IQTR) 130 (117-145) 140 (125-155) <0.0001
DPB (mmHg) M (IQTR) 80 (72-86) 82 (77-90) <0.0001
BMI (kg/m2) M (IQTR) 26 (23-28) 25.1 (23-27) <0.0001
Lipid lowering therapy N(%) 59 (4.8) 55 (3.6) 0.55
Biochemistry M(IQTR)    
T-Chol (mmol/L) 6.1 (5.4-6.9) 5.9 (5.2-6.6) <0.0001
LDL-Chol (mmol/L) 4.2 (3.6-4.8) 3.9 (3.3-4.6) <0.0001
HDL-Chol (mmol/L) 1 (0.9-1.3) 1.2 (1.0-1.5) <0.0001
TG (mmol/L) 1.7 (1.2-2.4) 1.3 (0.9-1.8) <0.0001
ApoA1 (g/L) 1.3 (1.2-1.5) 1.5 (1.3-1.7) <0.0001
ApoB (g/L) 1.6 (1.4-1.9) 1.4 (1.2-1.7) <0.0001
Risk Factors N(%)    
Family History 400 (32) 358 (23) <0.0001
Hypertension 561 (46) 817 (53) 0.001
Diabetes 151 (12) 72 (4.7) <0.0001
Hypercholesterolemia 514 (42) 467 (30) <0.0001
Hypertriglyceridemia 314 (25) 200 (13) <0.0001
BMI > 30 kg/m2 227 (19) 197 (13) <0.0001
Current Smokers 580 (48) 455 (29) <0.0001
Physical Inactivity 523 (43) 536 (34) 0.001
  1. T-Chol = Total-Cholesterol; TG = Triglycerides.