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Table 1 Demographic and biochemistry data from subjects with MS and controls

From: Influence of acute hyperlipidemia to adipocyte-derived hormones in lean normotensive and subjects with metabolic syndrome

Variables MS Group (n = 12) Controls (n = 12) P-value
Age (years) 35 38 NS
  28-46 26-47  
Gender (f/m) 6/6 6/6 NS
Race 7 AA, 5 C 6 AA, 6 C NS
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 132 111 <0.0001
  (130-144) (100-126)  
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 91 74 <0.0001
  (86-94) (64-82)  
Heart Rate (bpm) 77 71 <0.005
  (72-84) (60-80)  
BMI (kg/m2) 34.1 ± 1.9 22.7 ± 0.5 <0.0001
Waist Circumference (cm) 106 ± 4 78 ± 3 <0.0001
Total-cholesterol (mg/dL) 229 ± 6 173 ± 7 <0.0001
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 47 ± 3 61 ± 5 <0.05
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 152 ± 5 95 ± 6 <0.0001
VLDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 29 ± 4 16 ± 1 <0.01
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 171 ± 30 81 ± 6 0.01
Glucose (mg/dL) 90 ± 3 83 ± 3 0.08
Insulin (UI/L) 12.5 ± 1. 6.5 ± 0.9 0.01
Sodium (mmol/L) 139.3 ± 0.7 142.0 ± 0.7 0.01
Potassium (mmol/L) 4.34 ± 0.15 4.32 ± 0.08 NS
  1. Data presented as median, minimum, maximum and mean ± SEM.