Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Sasang Constitution as an Independent Risk Factor for Metabolic Syndrome: Propensity Matching Analysis

Table 1

General characteristics according to the SC before and after propensity matching.

VariablesBefore matchingAfter matching
SE typeTE typeSY type SE typeTE typeSY type

Numbers86513371132294294294
Height (cm) <0.001c 0.185
Weight (kg) <0.001a,b,c 0.448
BMI (kg/m2) <0.001a,b,c 0.989
Age (yrs) <0.001a,b,c 0.848

Data shown are the mean SD or numbers. aSoeumin and Soyangin differ significantly, bSoeumin and Tae-eumin differ significantly, and cSoyangin and Tae-eumin differ significantly.
SC: Sasang Constitution; TE: Tae-eumin; SE: Soeumin; SY: Soyangin; BMI: body mass index.

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