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Table 3 Clinical characteristics at age 50 according to Q-QS pattern at age 70 (mean ± SD)

From: T wave abnormalities, high body mass index, current smoking and high lipoprotein (a) levels predict the development of major abnormal Q/QS patterns 20 years later. A population-based study

Variables, age 50 Abnormal Q-QS pattern (1.1) at age 70 n No abnormal Q-QS (1.1) pattern at age 70 n p value
BMI (kg/m2) 25.6 (3.2) 101 24.7 (2.9) 1030 0.003
SBP supine (mmHg) 134.4 (16.8) 101 131.3 (16.7) 1030 0.08
DBP supine (mmHg) 84.3 (11.4) 101 82.5 (10.4) 1030 0.1
Fasting B-gluc (mmol/l) 5.1 (1.1) 101 4.9 (0.6) 1029 0.2
Fasting insulin (μU/ml) 12.4 (7.9) 73 12.3 (6.5) 850 0.9
Serum TG (mmol/l) 2.0 (1.0) 101 1.8(0.9) 1030 0.04
Serum CHOL (mmol/l) 7.0 (1.1) 101 6.8 (1.3) 1030 0.06
HDL CHOL (mmol/l) 1.3 (0.3) 72 1.4 (0.4) 844 0.2
LDL CHOL (mmol/l) 5.4 (1.2) 72 5.2 (1.2) 844 0.2
Lp (a) (U/l) 322.2 (385.6) 72 234.8 (295.8) 815 0.01
ApoA1 (g/l) 1.4 (0.2) 76 1.4 (0.2) 817 0.7
ApoB (g/l) 1.3 (0.2) 76 1.2 (0.3) 817 0.03
ApoB/ApoA1 ratio 0.91 (0.2) 76 0.86 (0.2) 817 0.1
Smoking (%) 53 (52.5) 101 446 (43.3) 1030 0.08
  1. BMI, Body Mass Index; HR, heart rate; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; CHOL, cholesterol; HDL, high-density lipoproteins; LDL, low-density lipoproteins; Lp(a), lipoprotein (a); ApoA1, apolipoprotein A1; ApoB, apolipoprotein B.