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Table 1 Demographic and biochemical characteristics of the study population

From: Better detection of platelet aggregation in patients with metabolic syndrome using epinephrine and ADP

  Healthy individuals Patients with MS P
  (n = 53) (n = 56)  
Age (years) 63.0 ± 13.5 61 ± 16.0 0.4813
Weight (kg) 65.5 ± 13.0 80 ± 27.0 < 0.0001
SBP (mmHg) 121 ± 22.7 123 ± 40.0 0.7473
DBP (mmHg) 70 ± 7.9 70 ± 10.0 1.0000
BMI (kg/m2) 24.0 ± 1.98 27.0 ± 4.01 <0.0001
Waist-circumference (cm)    
Men 85 ± 4.2 105 ± 10.4 <0.0001
Women 75 ± 6.4 92 ± 5.7 <0.0001
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 87.8 ± 7.79 88.8 ± 10.13 0.5635
AIP 0.38 ± 0.17 0.66 ± 0.26 < 0.0001
Insulin (μU/mL) 7.35 ± 3.08 9.78 ± 3.50 < 0.0002
HOMA-IR 1.57 ± 0.64 1.85 ± 0.78 0.0425
QUICKI 0.36 ± 0.02 1.13 ± 1.79 < 0.0022
Mffm/I 6.83 ± 1.18 5.11 ± 0.89 < 0.0001
TC (mg/dL) 232 ± 176 198 ± 62 0.1881
HDL-C (mg/dL)    
Men 47.5 ± 5.2 35.6 ± 16.2 <0.0001
Women 58.3 ± 6.5 36.1 ± 20.1 <0.0001
LDL-C (mg/dL) 106.40 ± 46.70 130.00 ± 60.60 0.0244
TT (mg/dL) 170.00 ± 45.00 286.00 ± 155.50 < 0.0001
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP dyastolic blood pressure, BMI body mass index, Hb hemoglobin, Ht hematocrit, AIP atherogenic index of plasma, HOMA-IR homeostatic model assessment, QUICKI quantitative insulin sensitivity check index, Mffm/I lipid-parameter-based index, TC total serum cholesterol, HDL-C HDL- cholesterol, LDL-C LDL-cholesterol, TT total triglycerides, MS metabolic syndrome. All values were presented as mean ± SD. Differences between the groups were analysed using Unpaired t test with Welch's correction.