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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants by UCP2 genotype

From: Uncoupling protein 2 G(-866)A polymorphism: a new gene polymorphism associated with C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetic patients C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetic patients

UCP 2 G(-866)A polymorphism AA+AG (N 198) GG (N 185) p
Age (years) 58.2 ± 7.5 58.0 ± 8.2 0.78
Males (%) 52.5 47.5 0.22
BMI (kg/m2) 30.5 ± 5.9 30.9 ± 5.8 0.46
Waist circumference (cm) 100.9 ± 11.9 101.2 ± 12.0 0.82
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 197.9 ± 37.9 205.2 ± 43.9 0.09
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 48.4 ± 11.7 48.6 ± 12.4 0.93
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 149.8 ± 100.8 146.8 ± 91.8 0.75
HBA1c (%) 7.4 ± 1.7 7.4 ± 1.7 0.78
Hs-CRP (mg/l) 3.5 ± 4.7 4.8 ± 5.3 0.01
Proportion (%) with hs-CRP > 2 mg/L 46.1 53.9 0.01
Current smokers (%) 47.0 36.8 0.10
Metformin (%) 25.6 29.7 0.48
Insulin secretagogues 19.8 25.0 0.61
Insulin (%) 54.5 45.3 0.34