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Research Article

Possible Association of High Urinary Magnesium and Taurine to Creatinine Ratios with Metabolic Syndrome Risk Reduction in Australian Aboriginals

Table 1

Characteristics of study subjects.

AllMenWomenP-value

Biological variables(n = 82)(n = 40)(n = 42)
 Age (year)39.6 ± 17.642.0 ± 18.237.4 ± 17.0.23
 BMI (kg/m2)28.2 ± 6.127.4 ± 4.728.9 ± 7.1.27
 WC (cm)96.6 ± 14.594.5 ± 12.598.6 ± 16.0.20
 SBP (mmHg)130.4 ± 16.4135.3 ± 17.0125.7 ± 14.5<.01
 DBP (mmHg)73.9 ± 11.976.0 ± 12.472.0 ± 11.2.12
 HR (bpm)75.8 ± 15.475.0 ± 16.676.6 ± 14.3.65
 TC (mmol/L)4.6 ± 1.14.9 ± 1.24.3 ± 1.0<.05
 HDL-C (mmol/L)1.2 ± 0.21.2 ± 0.21.2 ± 0.3.60
 LDL-C (mmol/L)2.8 ± 1.03.1 ± 1.02.5 ± 0.9<.01
 TG (mmol/L)1.5 ± 0.91.4 ± 0.71.5 ± 1.0.69
 HbA1c (%)5.9 ± 0.95.8 ± 0.56.1 ± 1.2.11
Ratios in urine(n = 79)(n = 38)(n = 41)
 Na/cre (mmol/g)94.5 ± 60.286.0 ± 56.7102.3 ± 62.9.23
 K/cre (mmol/g)55.7 ± 28.453.7 ± 28.657.6 ± 28.4.54
 Mg/cre (mg/g)44.9 ± 23.142.1 ± 25.347.6 ± 20.9.30
 Tau/cre (μmol/g)1122.8 ± 2674.91590.3 ± 3770.8689.5 ± 631.9.14
 Na/K (mol/mol)1.97 ± 1.651.89 ± 1.552.04 ± 1.76.69

Data are mean ± SD.

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