Journal of Obesity / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Comparable Enhanced Prothrombogenesis in Simple Central Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of subjects according to groups.

ParametersMS ()COB ()NC () value1 (MS versus NC) value2 (COB versus NC) value3 (MS versus COB)

Age (years)48.7 ± 8.447.0 ± 8.546.2 ± 7.8NSNSNS
bGender (% male/Female)(36.8/63.2)(28.0/72.0)(34.4/65.6)NSNSNS
bEthnicity (% Malay/Chinese/Indian/Bumiputera)96.9/0.9/1.3/0.996.7/0.5/2.7/0.096.9/1.0/0.0/2.1NSNSNS
bCurrent smoker (%)12.18.814.3NSNSNS
aBMI (kg/m2)29.5 ± 4.128.9 ± 4.321.9 ± 2.5NS
aWC (cm)94.4 ± 8.893.0 ± 9.773.8 ± 7.7NS
aSystolic BP (mmHg)138.7 ± 22.4125.4 ± 16.5112.8 ± 10.0
aDiastolic BP (mmHg)84.5 ± 12.878.4 ± 10.469.9 ± 8.4
aTC (mmol/L)6.0 ± 1.15.6 ± 0.85.6 ± 1.0NS
aTG (mmol/L)2.3 ± 1.21.3 ± 0.41.0 ± 0.3
aHDL-c (mmol/L)1.1 ± 0.31.4 ± 0.31.6 ± 0.4
aLDL-c (mmol/L)3.8 ± 1.03.6 ± 0.73.5 ± 1.0NSNS
aFPG (mmol/L)7.4 ± 3.35.1 ± 0.64.9 ± 0.5

Data are expressed as amean ± SD, or b percentage. ; NS: not significant; MS: metabolic syndrome; COB: simple central obesity; NC: normal controls; BMI: body mass index; WC: waist circumference; BP: blood pressure; TC: total cholesterol; TG: triglycerides; HDL-c: high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-c: low density lipoprotein cholesterol; FPG: fasting plasma glucose.

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