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Table 2 The general characteristics and serum lipid levels between the subjects with normal weight and overweight/obesity

From: Several genetic polymorphisms interact with overweight/obesity to influence serum lipid levels

Characteristics Normal weight Overweight/obesity t2) P
Number 978 751
Male/female 490/488 378/373 0.009 0.924
Age, years 41.48±16.21 41.25±12.50 0.332 0.740
Education level, years 3.71±3.89 4.71±4.49 −4.170 0.000
Height, cm 153.73±7.57 154.29±8.49 −1.461 0.144
Weight, kg 50.28±6.20 63.19±8.86 −34.042 0.000
Body mass index, kg/m2 21.23±1.68 26.48±2.59 −48.285 0.000
Waist circumference, cm 70.58±6.56 82.90±7.39 −30.766 0.000
Alcohol consumption, n (%) 373 (38.1) 362 (48.2) 23.034 0.000
Cigarette smoking, n (%) 305 (31.2) 178 (23.7) 15.036 0.001
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 119.69±17.40 125.84±17.64 −7.242 0.000
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 75.11±9.98 80.57±11.13 −10.563 0.000
Pulse pressure, mmHg 44.60±12.87 45.36±12.11 −1.251 0.211
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 4.46±0.94 5.01±1.05 −11.325 0.000
Triglyceride, mmol/L 1.21±1.02 1.74±1.50 −8.837 0.000
HDL-C, mmol/L 1.80±0.47 1.73±0.41 3.099 0.002
LDL-C, mmol/L 2.52±0.73 2.96±0.85 −11.180 0.000
Apolipoprotein (Apo) A1, g/L 1.37±0.31 1.40±0.27 −2.009 0.045
ApoB, g/L 0.84±0.22 0.98±0.24 −12.466 0.000
ApoA1/ApoB 1.75±0.70 1.53±0.58 7.256 0.000
  1. HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.