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Table 1 General characteristics of the participants recruited in the CAD cases and controls

From: Interactions between ALDH2 rs671 polymorphism and lifestyle behaviors on coronary artery disease risk in a Chinese Han population with dyslipidemia: A guide to targeted heart health management

Characteristics CAD cases
(n = 161)
Control subjects (n = 495) P value
Age, median (IQR), years 68.00 (14.50) 68.00 (13.00) 0.455
Gender, n (%)
 Male 69 (42.9) 212 (42.8) 0.995
 Female 92 (57.1) 283 (57.2)
Current smoking, n (%) 36 (22.4) 98 (19.8) 0.484
Current alcohol intake, n (%) 35 (21.7) 134 (27.1) 0.179
Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 10 (6.2) 29 (5.9) 0.869
Physical activity intensity, n (%)
 Sedentary/light 140 (87.0) 387 (78.2) 0.015
 Moderate/heavy 21 (13.0) 108 (21.8)
Fried food intake, n (%)
 Never 52 (32.3) 213 (43.0) 0.016
 Regular 109 (67.7) 282 (57.0)
Dessert intake, n (%)
 Never 37 (23.0) 172 (34.7) 0.005
 Regular 124 (77.0) 323 (65.3)
Waist, median (IQR), cm 84.00 (12.00) 83.00 (11.00) 0.175
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 24.22 (3.22) 23.90 (2.95) 0.263
SBP, median (IQR), mmHg 142.00 (20.00) 145.00 (26.00) 0.029
DBP, median (IQR), mmHg 90.00 (14.00) 90.00 (15.00) 0.552
TC, median (IQR), mmol/L 5.37 (1.12) 5.42 (1.05) 0.241
TG, median (IQR), mmol/L 1.43 (0.89) 1.58 (0.94) 0.012
HDL-C, median (IQR), mmol/L 1.20 (0.44) 1.21 (0.42) 0.928
LDL-C, median (IQR), mmol/L 3.54 (1.11) 3.47 (1.19) 0.068
Rs671 genotypes, n (%)
 A/A 18 (11.2) 27 (5.5)  
 A/G 71 (44.1) 194 (39.2) 0.010
 G/G 72 (44.7) 274 (55.3)  
  1. Italic values are statistically significant with P value < 0.05 and maintains significance using the Benjamini–Hochberg procedure with the false discovery rate at 0.12
  2. Abbreviations: CAD, coronary artery disease; BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol