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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Hyperhomocysteinemia and its relations to conventional risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in adult Nigerians: the REMAH study

  Overall Hcy < 10 µmol/L Hcy ≥10 µmol/L p-Value
Number (%) 156 138 (88.5) 18(11.5)  
Women 72(46.2) 65(90.3) 7(9.7) 0.5109
Men 84(53.8) 73(86.9) 11(13.1)
Mean ± SD     
Age 41.5 ± 13.6 40.6 ± 12.9 48.0 ± 17.0 0.0247
BMI, Kg/m2 25.5 ± 5.2 25.5 ± 5.1 25.4 ± 6.4 0.9674
WHR 0.89 ± 0.09 0.89 ± 0.09 0.89 ± 0.07 0.9957
Systolic BP 128.2 ± 20.9 126.0 ± 20.0 145.5 ± 20.3  < 0.0001
Diastolic BP 81.1 ± 13.7 79.6 ± 13.2 92.9 ± 11.6  < 0.0001
Random blood glucose 5.98 ± 2.08 6.0 ± 2.0 5.9 ± 2.4 0.7735
HDL-C, mmol/L 0.78 ± 0.38 0.8 ± 0.4 0.6 ± 0.4 0.0103
LDL-C, mmol/L 2.04 ± 0.98 2.0 ± 1.0 2.2 ± 1.0 0.5124
TAG, mmol/L 1.42 ± 0.68 1.4 ± 0.7 1.5 ± 0.4 0.6315
Total Cholesterol, mmol/L 3.47 ± 1.06 3.5 ± 1.0 3.4 ± 1.0 0.8738