Table 1

Baseline characteristics of CAD cases and controls

VariablesCase participants (n=258)Control participants (n=282)p Value
Age (years)59.59±9.5947.64±10.230.000
Sex (male, %)69.3852.840.000
Hypertension (%)62.7933.330.000
Smoke (%)47.4731.580.000
Alcohol (%)28.7947.370.000
8-iso-PGF2α (ng/mL)1.35±1.880.82±0.800.000
Diabetes (%)22.090.360.000
TC (mmol/L)4.72±1.095.03±0.940.000
TG (mmol/L)1.66±0.751.50±1.120.053
BMI (kg/m2)26.05±3.2925.11±3.660.002
Ferritin level (μg/L)170.21±147.20149.42±112.320.064
  • All values are expressed as mean±SD or percentage.

  • p Values between CAD and control groups.

  • 8-iso-PGF2α, 8-iso-prostaglandin F2α; BMI, body mass index; CAD, coronary artery disease; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglycerides.