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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Association of human platelet alloantigens encoding gene polymorphisms with the risk of Coronary artery disease in Iranian patients

Variables CAD patients (n = 200) Controls (n = 100) P value
Age (years) (mean ± SD) 62.21 ± 9.48 57.74 ± 10.5 0.272a
Gender (M/F) (%) 124 (62)/76 (38) 55 (55)/45 (45) 0.184b
Smokers (%)* 76 (38) 14 (14) 0.070b
Systolic BP (mmHg) (mean ± SD) 142.4 ± 16.91 119.3 ± 9.58 0.000a
Diastolic BP (mmHg) (mean ± SD) 88.7 ± 14.7 79.1 ± 11.1 0.090a
BMI (kg/cm2) (mean ± SD) 48.02 ± 4.12 27.06 ± 3.60 0.041a
FBS (mg/dl) (mean ± SD) 119.90 ± 43.44 95.14 ± 8.85 0.000a
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) (mean ± SD) 295.39 ± 40.80 174.65 ± 27.16 < 0.001a
TG (mg/dl) (mean ± SD) 176.66 ± 90.84 122.91 ± 33.81 < 0.001a
HDL (mg/dl) (mean ± SD) 38.83 ± 9.90 57.15 ± 12.32 0.000a
LDL (mg/dl) (mean ± SD) 201.43 ± 24.91 88.88 ± 27.78 < 0.001a
  1. CAD chronary artery disease, BP blood pressure, BMI body mass index, FBS fasting blood sugar, TG triglyceride, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein
  2. aMann-Whitney U test
  3. bPearson’s chi-square test
  4. *Both currently active and subjects with history of smoking (at least 2 years) were included