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Table 1 Anthropometric, biochemical and life-style features of the study subjects.

From: Additive effects of LPL, APOA5 and APOEvariant combinations on triglyceride levels and hypertriglyceridemia: results of the ICARIA genetic sub-study

  Total (n = 1825) Women (n = 365) Men (n = 1460) 4 p
Age (years)1 36 ± 10 34 ± 8 37 ± 10 <0.001
BMI (Kg/m2)1 27.0 ± 5.0 24.5 ± 5.0 28.6 ± 4.7 <0.001
Waist circumference (cm)1 92.1 ± 12.3 82.1 ± 11.0 94.3 ± 11.2 <0.001
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)1 5.16 ± 1.06 5.01 ± 0.89 5.20 ± 1.09 0.001
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)1 3.27 ± 0.87 3.11 ± 0.74 3.31 ± 0.90 <0.001
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L)1 1.28 ± 0.31 1.48 ± 0.32 1.23 ± 0.28 <0.001
Non-HDL cholesterol (mmol/L)1 3.88 ± 1.01 3.53 ± 0.82 3.97 ± 1.04 <0.001
TG (mmol/L)2 1.12 (1.09-1.15) 0.83 (0.79-0.87) 1.21 (1.17-1.24) <0.001
Blood glucose (mmol/L)1 4.88 ± 1.17 4.50 ± 0.50 5.00 ± 1.22 <0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)1 126 ± 17 113 ± 13 129 ± 16 <0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)1 75 ± 12 71 ± 9 75 ± 12 <0.001
Smokers3 889 (49%) 158 (43%) 731 (50%) 0.015
Alcohol consumption3 326 (18%) 13 (3.6%) 313 (21%) <0.001
Type 2 diabetes mellitus3 22 (1.2%) 1 (0.3%) 21 (1.4%) 0.102
CVD3 9 (0.56%) 0 (0%) 9 (0.7%) 0.369
Lipid lowering agent users3 28 (1.6%) 2 (0.6%) 26 (1.8%) 0.091
Cardiovascular risk SCORE3     <0.001
Low 1647 (94.2%) 350 (98.9%) 1297 (93%)  
Medium 15 (0.9%) 0 (0%) 15 (1.1%)  
High 86 (4.9%) 4 (1.1%) 82 (5.9%)  
Type of employement3     <0.001
Agriculture 6 (0.3%) 0 (0%) 6 (0.4%)  
Manufacturing 173 (9.8%) 29 (8.4%) 144 (10.2%)  
Construction 684 (38.8%) 55 (15.9%) 629 (44.4%)  
Services 902 (51.1%) 263 (75.8%) 639 (45.1%)  
  1. 1 Variables expressed as means ± standard deviations.
  2. 2 Variable expressed as geometric mean and 95% confidence interval
  3. 3 Variables expressed as number of individuals and percentages.
  4. 4 p value for the comparison between women and men.
  5. LDL-C was calculated by the Friedewald formula for samples with TG < 4.52 mmol/L (n = 1799)