International Journal of Endocrinology / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Elevated Serum Total Bilirubin Concentrations Are Negatively Associated with Diabetic Retinopathy among the Chinese Northeastern Population

Table 3

Comparison of clinical characteristics according to STBC tertiles in total subjects.

CharacteristicsQ1Q2Q3
(<10.81)(10.81–14.61)(>14.61)

n248250244
Age (year)58.92 ± 11.0260.02 ± 10.5159.70 ± 10.35
DM duration (year)12.12 ± 7.4712.08 ± 7.328.79 ± 6.77ab
BMI (kg/m2)25.03 ± 2.8825.16 ± 2.9024.84 ± 2.75
SBP (mmHg)144.19 ± 21.38138.39 ± 19.02a138.87 ± 19.77a
DBP (mmHg)83.61 ± 11.1082.71 ± 11.6884.57 ± 11.14
FPG (mmol/L)9.60 ± 4.199.58 ± 3.489.87 ± 3.32
HbA1c (%)9.25 ± 1.439.38 ± 1.529.28 ± 1.62
TC (mmol/L)5.02 ± 1.144.80 ± 0.97a4.77 ± 1.02a
TG (mmol/L)2.28 ± 1.951.98 ± 1.581.85 ± 1.74a
HDL-C (mmol/L)1.12 ± 0.341.15 ± 0.321.17 ± 0.30
LDL-C (mmol/L)3.07 ± 0.862.96 ± 0.812.93 ± 0.83
BUN (mmol/L)8.14 ± 5.186.41 ± 3.30a5.51 ± 1.64ab
Cr (μmol/L)157.88 ± 188.64109.82 ± 100.88a90.55 ± 19.60a
UA (μmol/L)327.97 ± 96.72311.42 ± 89.86a292.90 ± 73.17ab
Fasting insulin (μU/mL)14.46 ± 11.9413.56 ± 11.1912.02 ± 10.62a
Urine microalbumin (mg/L)87.60 ± 77.8967.70 ± 64.14a57.17 ± 60.86a
C-peptide (ng/mL)2.62 ± 1.412.39 ± 1.062.38 ± 1.07
Fibrinogen (g/L)3.68 ± 1.603.34 ± 1.033.10 ± 0.79
DR (%)85.174.056.1

a versus Q1 and b versus Q2 (one-way ANOVA and post hoc test).