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Table 2 Comparison of baseline characteristics between patients with and without T2DM

From: High-sensitivity troponin I and B-type natriuretic peptide biomarkers for prediction of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease with and without diabetes mellitus

VariablesT2DMNo T2DMP value
n1617658 
Age ≥ 65 years1029 (64)371 (56)0.001
Male1168 (72)496 (75)0.13
Current smoker181 (11)108 (16)0.001
Hypertension1557 (96)440 (67)< 0.001
BMI, kg/m226.0 ± 3.625.2 ± 3.6< 0.001
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg140 ± 21131 ± 18< 0.001
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg73 ± 1174 ± 110.066
Triglycerides, mmol/L1.50 ± 1.021.46 ± 1.020.37
Total cholesterol, mmol/L3.80 ± 0.854.09 ± 0.97< 0.001
HDL-cholesterol, mmol/L1.16 ± 0.331.23 ± 0.34< 0.001
LDL-cholesterol, mmol/L1.95 ± 0.672.17 ± 0.84< 0.001
HbA1c, %7.38 ± 1.366.34 ± 1.17< 0.001
Ln-hs-Tnl, pg/mL2.2 ± 1.12.1 ± 1.40.44
Above cut-off (> 14.2 pg/mL)376 (23)135 (21)0.16
Ln-BNP, pg/mL3.8 ± 1.13.6 ± 1.2< 0.001
Above cut-off (> 56.7 pg/mL)672 (42)205 (31)<0.001
Ln-enrollment period, month3.1 ± 0.82.9 ± 1.3<0.001
Outcomes
 Major adverse cardiovascular events328 (20)74 (11)< 0.001
  1. Values are mean ± SD or n (%)
  2. BMI body mass index, BNP B-type natriuretic peptide, HbA1c hemoglobin A1c, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, hs-Tnl high-sensitivity troponin I, Ln natural logarithm, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, T2DM type 2 diabetes mellitus