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Table 1 Basic characteristic of the study participants

From: Association of hemoglobin glycation index and its interaction with obesity/family history of hypertension on hypertension risk: a community-based cross-sectional survey

  HGI F/H/χ2 p
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q1
Age (years) 59.69 ± 11.38 59.32 ± 11.37 61.96 ± 11.25 62.30 ± 10.67 8.303a  < 0.001
Male (N (%)) 192 (43.2) 184 (41.3) 180 (40.5) 192 (43.2) 1.022b 0.796
Marital status (N (%))      4.916b 0.178
 Currently married 367 (82.7) 388 (87.2) 366 (82.4) 376 (84.7)   
 Currently not married 77 (17.3) 57 (12.8) 78 (17.6) 68 (15.3)   
Educational level (N (%))      5.009b 0.171
 Middle school or lower 323 (72.7) 294 (66.1) 312 (70.3) 304 (68.5)   
 High school or higher 121 (27.3) 151 (33.9) 132 (29.7) 140 (31.5)   
Income (yuan) (N (%))      2.167b 0.539
 < = 2000 248 (55.9) 246 (55.3) 242 (54.5) 228 (51.4)   
 > 2000 196 (44.1) 199 (44.7) 202 (45.5) 216 (48.6)   
Family history of hypertension (N (%)) 93 (20.9) 76 (17.1) 81 (18.3) 78 (18.5) 2.630b 0.452
Smoking (%) 114 (25.7) 124 (27.9) 134 (30.2) 154 (34.7) 9.504- 0.023
BMI (kg/m2) 24.56 (22.24,26.61) 24.28 (22.21,26.77) 24.62 (22.32,27.00) 24.46 (22.51,27.00) 1.823c 0.61
WC (cm) 85.00 (80.00,90.00) 85.00 (79.00,91.00) 86.00 (80.00,93.00) 87.00 (80.00,93.00) 17.539c  < 0.001
FPG (mmol/L) 5.86 ± 1.73 5.33 ± 1.52 5.23 ± 1.55 5.54 ± 2.01 11.639a  < 0.001
HbA1c (%) 4.20 (3.80,4.60) 4.70 (4.50,5.10) 5.30 (5.10,5.70) 6.50 (5.90,7.50) 1064.07c  < 0.001
TG (mmol/L) 1.36 (0.97,1.89) 1.35,0.96,1.99) 1.45 (0.95,2.00) 1.53 (1.02,2.15) 8.107c 0.044
TC (mmol/L) 4.92 (4.30,5.51) 4.98 (4.34,5.70) 4.96 (4.20,5.66) 5.00 (4.24.5.76) 2.206c 0.531
Hypertension (N (%)) 81 (18.2) 99 (22.2) 108 (24.3) 145 (32.7) 26.680b  < 0.001
  1. BMI: body mass index; WC: waist circumference; FPG: fasting plasma glucose; TG: triglycerides; TC: total cholesterol
  2. aAnalysis of variance;
  3. bChi-square test;
  4. cKruskal-Wallis H test