Journal of Diabetes Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Physical Activity Patterns and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome in Middle-Aged and Elderly Northern Chinese Adults

Table 1

General characteristics of the participants.

Overall ()Men ()Women ()

Age (year)55.1 ± 8.556.1 ± 8.554.3 ± 8.4<0.001
WC (cm)88.6 ± 10.190.6 ± 9.986.8 ± 9.9<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)25.3 ± 3.625.2 ± 3.625.5 ± 3.70.846
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)137.4 ± 20.4140.3 ± 19.5134.8 ± 20.7<0.001
TG (mmol/L)1.5 ± 1.21.6 ± 1.41.4 ± 1.1<0.001
LDL-C (mmol/L)2.9 ± 0.92.9 ± 0.92.9 ± 0.80.800
HDL-C (mmol/L)1.4 ± 0.41.3 ± 0.41.4 ± 0.3<0.001
TC (mmol/L)4.9 ± 1.14.9 ± 1.24.9 ± 1.10.607
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L)6.4 ± 2.06.5 ± 1.96.4 ± 2.10.175
2-Hour plasma glucose (mmol/L)9.7 ± 4.710.0 ± 4.89.4 ± 4.60.013
Current smoker, %16.331.20.9<0.001
Former smoker, %15.729.43.4<0.001
Current drinker, %18.436.81.8<0.001
Former drinker, %21.029.313.6<0.001
T2DM, %26.028.224.10.035
MS, %41.245.737.2<0.001

Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation or as percentage. were analyzed between the variables of men and women. WC: waist circumference; BMI: body mass index; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TC: total cholesterol; TG: triglyceride; : number of subjects.

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