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Table 2 General characteristics of study participants in CHD patients and controls

From: Analysis for interaction between interleukin-35 genes polymorphisms and risk factors on susceptibility to coronary heart disease in the Chinese Han population

Variables CHD patients (n = 921) Controls (n = 926) p-values
Age (years) (means ± SD) 60.6 ± 11.3 61.3 ± 12.0 0.197
Males, N (%) 463 (50.3) 474 (51.2) 0.694
BMI (kg/m2) (means ± SD) 24.6 ± 9.1 23.9 ± 9.5 0.106
CRP (mg/l) (means ± SD) 32.2 ± 16.7 12.9 ± 7.5  < 0.0001
Hypertension, N (%) 389 (42.2) 272 (29.4) 0.000001
T2DM, N (%) 170 (18.5) 104 (11.2) 0.000013
Smoking status, N (%)    0.000012
Current 267 (29.0) 187 (20.2)  
Never 654 (71.0) 739 (79.8)  
Alcohol consumption, N (%)    0.000089
Current 319 (34.6) 243(26.2)  
Never 602 (65.4) 683 (73.8)  
  1. BMI body mass index, CRP C-reactive protein, T2DM type 2 diabetic mellitus, SD standard deviation