Table 2

Baseline characteristics of the study population (n=12 608)

ParametersMen
(n=10 642)
Women
(n=1966)
p Value
Age, years44.34±10.6342.47±10.340.000
Height, cm166.92±6.89154.74±6.340.000
Weight, kg69.36±10.6962.24±11.300.001
BMI24.89±3.5826.02±4.690.001
Systolic BP, mm Hg127.35±16.12120.05±15.250.000
Diastolic BP, mm Hg81.08±10.0477.05±9.600.000
FPG, mg/dL95.91±31.0893.48±32.100.01
PPPG, mg/dL135.44±56.31131.86±54.470.01
Total cholesterol, mg/dL186.11±40.56181.69±36.620.001
HDL, mg/dL42.46±11.5546.54±11.360.001
  • Values are mean±SD.

  • BMI, body mass index; BP, blood pressure; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HDL, high density lipoprotein; PPPG, post-prandial plasma glucose.