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Table 1 Characteristics of recruited subjects

From: Genetic loci associated with changes in lipid levels leading to constitution-based discrepancy in Koreans

  KoGES KCMS
Characteristic All (n = 5537) TE (n = 1824) NTE (n = 1824) All (n = 3060) TE (n = 840) NTE (n = 840)
Age (y) 60.48 ± 8.54 61.32 ± 8.61 59.53 ± 8.49 48.09 ± 15.69 52.48 ± 16.03 43.56 ± 14.88
Female (%) 52.09 47.64 56.36 63.30 53.93 73.70
Body mass index (kg/m2) 24.46 ± 3.08 27.11 ± 2.58 21.94 ± 2.04 23.47 ± 3.33 26.35 ± 2.83 20.74 ± 2.26
Waist circumference (cm) 86.45 ± 8.39 93.28 ± 6.69 79.76 ± 6.29 84.11 ± 9.88 92.47 ± 7.84 75.91 ± 6.94
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 193.25 ± 35.16 193.03 ± 34.90 193.90 ± 35.07 186.40 ± 35.33 191.32 ± 36.69 180.30 ± 33.14
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 119.96 ± 32.94 120.00 ± 33.35 120.16 ± 33.17 108.29 ± 30.93 113.92 ± 31.43 102.00 ± 28.87
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 45.85 ± 12.16 43.98 ± 10.79 47.98 ± 13.32 47.20 ± 12.32 43.30 ± 10.54 52.36 ± 12.65
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 143.28 ± 97.67 156.72 ± 102.30 133.36 ± 101.29 126.23 ± 82.59 153.45 ± 91.97 95.79 ± 57.79
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 119.97 ± 16.70 123.22 ± 15.85 116.57 ± 16.81 119.78 ± 15.68 125.44 ± 15.16 113.93 ± 15.00
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 77.65 ± 10.25 79.48 ± 9.95 75.61 ± 10.17 77.10 ± 11.26 80.55 ± 10.71 73.39 ± 11.09
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dL) 101.26 ± 25.16 104.74 ± 27.10 97.75 ± 21.98 98.73 ± 28.24 106.26 ± 34.89 93.16 ± 17.89
Dyslipidemia (%) 62.96 69.96 59.65 57.06 70.36 40.60
  1. Data are given as mean ± standard deviation or %.
  2. Dyslipidemia: LDLC ≥ 160 mg/dL, TG ≥ 200 mg/dL, TC ≥ 240 mg/dL, and/or HDLC < 40 mg/dL (<50 mg/dL for women).