|Table 2: Patient characteristics.|
|BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; TG: triglyceride; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; FPG: fasting plasma glucose; central obesity, waist circumference ≥ 85 cm (male), ≥90 cm (female); high blood pressure, mmHg and/or mmHg; dyslipidemia, mg/dL and/or HDL cholesterol < 40 mg/dL; hyperglycemia, mg/dL; ARB: angiotensin II receptor blocker; ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; Spring: March 21 to June 20; Summer: June 21 to September 21; Fall: September 21 to December 20; Winter: December 21 to March 20. |
aComparison between group A and group B by Wilcoxon test.
bComparison between group A and group B by Pearson’s chi-square test.
Data are expressed as mean ± S.E., .