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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of CAD cases and non-CAD controls

From: A genetic variant near adaptor-related protein complex 2 alpha 2 subunit gene is associated with coronary artery disease in a Chinese population

Variables CAD cases (n = 335) Controls (n = 372) P values
Age (years) 66.66 ± 11.00 58.11 ± 11.53 <.001
Sex (male), n (%) 196 (58.5) 175 (47.0) .002
BMI (kg/m2) 25.24 ± 3.40 25.09 ± 4.39 .648
Smoking, n (%) 105(31.3) 101 (27.2) .221
Hypertension, n (%) 245 (73.1) 217 (58.3) <.001
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.49 ± 1.24 4.64 ± 1.55 .196
T2DM, n (%) 92 (27.5) 58 (15.6) <.001
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 6.06 ± 1.76 5.70 ± 1.62 .005
Number of vessels involved, n (%)
 one 173 (51.6)   
 two 85 (25.4)   
 three 77 (23.0)   
  1. Abbreviations: CAD coronary artery disease, BMI body mass inde, T2DM type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Age, BMI, total cholesterol and fasting plasma glucose are expressed as the mean ± SD and were compared using the Student t test. Other data are expressed as frequencies and percentages and were compared using the χ2-test