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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of cases and controls in Slovenian subjects with T2DM

From: The C allele of the reactive oxygen species modulator 1 (ROMO1) polymorphism rs6060566 is a biomarker predicting coronary artery stenosis in Slovenian subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  Cases (Myocardial infarction) Controls (Without CAD) p value
Number 335 737  
Age (years) 64.33 ± 9.79 64.12 ± 9.08 0.75
Male gender (%) 200 (59.7) 399 (54.1) 0.09
BMI (kg/m2) 29.64 ± 4.14 30.69 ± 4.59 < 0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 104.99 ± 11.42 107.86 ± 12.73 0.02
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 148.06 ± 19.75 150.78 ± 19.74 0.05
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 82.11 ± 10.59 84.63 ± 11.52 < 0.001
DM duration (years) 15 (10–23) 13 (9–18) < 0.001
Fasting glucose (mmol/L) 8.87 ± 2.90 8.60 ± 2.54 0.25
HbA1c (%) 7.88 ± 1.34 7.50 ± 1.9 0.64
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.15 ± 1.45 4.64 ± 1.12 < 0.001
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.14 ± 0.30 1.24 ± 0.35 < 0.001
LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.94 (2.22–3.76) 2.50 (2.02–3.10) < 0.001
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.90 (1.34–2.70) 1.60 (1.10–2.43) < 0.001
Smoking prevalence (%) 43 (22.8) 66 (9.0) 0.05
CVI (%) 27 (8.1) 44 (6.0) 0.20
TIA (%) 17 (5.1) 21 (2.8) 0.07
hsCRP (mg/L) 2.40 (1.28–4.80) 2.40 (1.30–3.90) 0.15
  1. Values in bold indicate statistical significance
  2. BMI body mass index, HbA1c glycated haemoglobin, CVI cerebrovascular insult, TIA transitory ischemic attack, hsCRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein