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Table 1 Characteristic and clinical profiles of the study subjects

From: Susceptible gene of stasis-stagnation constitution from genome-wide association study related to cardiovascular disturbance and possible regulated traditional Chinese medicine

  High YZ score (n = 583) Low YZ score (n = 438) p-value
Mean age (years) 61.3 ± 11.4 59.7 ± 10.5 0.020*
Male (%) 46.5 52.7 0.048*
Diabetes duration (years) 11.9 ± 7.4 10.8 ± 6.8 0.017*
Hypertension ratio (%) 73.9 79 0.060
Current smoking (%) 18.3 18.0 0.917
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.6 ± 4.0 25.7 ± 3.5 0.722
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 8.0 ± 2.5 7.9 ± 2.3 0.590
Hemoglobin A1c % 8.0 ± 1.5 7.8 ± 1.4 0.015*
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.9 ± 1.1 4.9 ± 1.0 0.845
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.9 ± 1.6 1.8 ± 1.3 0.322
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.2 ± 0.4 1.3 ± 0.4 0.181
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 3.1 ± 1.0 3.1 ± 0.9 0.912
hs-CRP (mg/L) 3.1 ± 6.5 3.0 ± 10.4 0.899
Creatinine (μmol/L) 80.4 ± 61.9 79.2 ± 47.4 0.747
Uric acid (μmol/L) 374.9 ± 113.1 374.9 ± 101.2 0.888
Normoalbuminuria (%) 56.7 61.6 0.101
Microalbuminuria (%) 28.7 28.0
Macroalbuminuria (%) 14.6 10.3
  1. YZ, Yu-Zhi; HDL, High-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; ACR, urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio
  2. Values are mean ± SD, or percentages
  3. p value: t-test or χ2 test to sex, current smoking, hypertension ratio and ACR
  4. * p < 0.05