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Table 1 Characteristics of study population by rs17081935 genotype

From: Association between height-related polymorphism rs17081935 and reduced handgrip strength in relation to status of atherosclerosis: a cross-sectional study

  rs17081935 p value
C/C C/T T/T
No. of participants 580 604 190  
Men, % 36.7 37.1 32.1 0.439
Age 72.7 ± 7.1 72.8 ± 7.0 72.7 ± 7.0 0.973
Erythrocyte, × 104/μL 445 ± 40 442 ± 42 443 ± 43 0.615
Low BMI (< 18.0 kg/m2) 5.5 6.8 5.3 0.584
High BMI (25.0 kg/m2 ≤) 23.6 21.7 18.9 0.381
Daily drinker, % 14.7 17.2 18.9 0.289
Non drinker, % 64.3 59.8 57.4 0.132
Current smoker, % 6.4 8.1 10.5 0.158
Former smoker, % 24.5 25.5 21.6 0.550
Hypertension, % 60.2 57.8 60.5 0.649
Dyslipidemia, % 54.8 56.0 54.2 0.884
Diabetes, % 11 11.8 8.4 0.440
CIMT, mm 1.0 ± 0.2 0.9 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.2 0.638
Handgrip strength, kg 25.0 ± 8.6 25.0 ± 8.5 25.0 ± 8.5 0.993
Height, cm 155.3 ± 8.2 155.3 ± 8.7 155.9 ± 8.6 0.669
Mild reduced renal function, % 64.8 67.1 66.8 0.702
CKD, % 26.9 25.3 26.3 0.827
  1. Values mean ± standard deviation, BMI body mass index, CIMT carotid intima-media thickness, CKD chronic kidney disease