Table 1: Risk factors of atherosclerosis according to CD 14 −159 genotypes.

CCCTTTP *

Age 0.75
Sex (male : female)11 : 1080 : 4079 : 460.44
Smoking1250420.09
Alcohol drinking1472680.47
H. pylori infection1465540.06
Waist circumference (cm) 0.58
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 0.94
SBP (mmHg) 0.88
DBP (mmHg) 0.78
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 0.72
ESR 0.76
AST (IU/L) 0.33
ALT (IU/L) 0.41
rGTP (IU/L) 0.31
FBS (mg/dL) 0.45
Uric acid (mg/dL) 0.48
Triglycerides (mg/dL)105.38 48.85 0.08
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.13
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)52.67 15.04 <0.01*
hs-CRP (mg/dL) 0.92
Lp (a) 0.35
Free T4 (ng/dL) 0.23
TSH (μg/mL) 0.20
Ferritin (ng/mL) 0.87

All values are presented as mean standard deviation of the mean. *P values were obtained by one-way ANOVA. P values (CC genotype versus CT/TT genotypes) were obtained by Scheffe’s post hoc test after one-way ANOVA (P < 0.05).
H. pylori: Helicobacter pylori, SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, AST: aspartate transaminase, ALT: alanine aminotransferase, FBS: fasting blood sugar, hs-CRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, Lp (a): lipoprotein a, and TSH: thyroid stimulating hormone.