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Research Article

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

Table 2

Clinical figure of five components for MS according to SC before and after propensity matching.

VariablesBefore matchingAfter matching
SE typeTE typeSY type SE typeTE typeSY type

SBP (mmHg) <0.001a,b,c 0.014b,c
DBP (mmHg) <0.001a,b,c 0.838
FBS (mg/dL) <0.001a,b 0.259
TG (mg/dL) <0.001a,b,c 0.035
HDL (mg/dL) <0.001a,b,c 0.028b
WC (cm) <0.001a,b,c 0.02c

Data shown are the mean SD. aSoeumin and Soyangin differ significantly, bSoeumin and Tae-eumin differ significantly, and cSoyangin and Tae-eumin differ significantly.
SC: Sasang Constitution, SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, FBS: fasting blood sugar, TG: triglycerides, HDL: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, WC: waist circumference, SE: Soeumin, TE: Tae-eumin, and SY: Soyangin.

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