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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the control and case group

From: Genetic association of Toll-like receptor 4 gene and coronary artery disease in a Chinese Han population

Characteristic Control (n = 517) Case (n = 577) P
Acute coronary syndrome, n (%) 266 (46.1)
Gender, n (%)    
 Female 252 (48.7) 270 (46.8) 0.519
 Male 265 (51.3) 307 (53.2)  
Age (years)a 63.75 ± 11.56 61.70 ± 12.75 0.080
BMI (kg/m2)b 24.02 ± 3.28 24.11 ± 2.73 0.691
WHRa 0.88 ± 0.09 0.93 ± 0.07 <0.001
Hypertension (%) 109 (31.6) 245 (56.1) <0.001
Diabetes (%) 43 (12.5) 126 (23.8) <0.001
Smoking (%) 84 (23.6) 199 (37.1) <0.001
Drinking (%) 80 (22.5) 112 (21.2) 0.625
TC (mmol/L)b 4.64 ± 1.22 5.04 ± 1.06 <0.001
TG (mmol/L)a 1.74 ± 1.06 1.74 ± 1.14 0.611
  1. aMedian ± QR
  2. bMean ± SD