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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the ischemic stroke patients and the control group

From: A functional polymorphism in the promoter of miR-17-92 cluster is associated with decreased risk of ischemic stroke

CharacteristicsControls (n = 397)Cases (n = 398)P value
Age, (mean ± SD, years)61.3 ± 9.962.1 ± 10.40.277
Gender,
 Male, (%)237 (59.7)257 (64.6) 
 Female, (%)160 (40.3)141 (35.4)0.156
Diabetes, (%)
 Yes, (%)47 (11.8)319 (80.2) 
 No, (%)350 (88.2)79 (19.8)< 0.001
Hypertension, (%)
 Yes, (%)152 (38.3)255 (64.1) 
 No, (%)245 (61.7)143 (35.9)< 0.001
TG, (mmol/L)1.08 ± 0.391.70 ± 1.23< 0.001
LDL-C, (mmol/L)2.55 ± 0.473.03 ± 0.76< 0.001
HDL-C, (mmol/L)1.75 ± 0.351.28 ± 0.33< 0.001
TCH, (mmol/L)4.91 ± 0.625.09 ± 0.930.001
  1. SD standard deviation, TG triglycerides, LDL low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TCH total cholesterol