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Table 4 Gender-based differences in cardiometabolic risk profile among blacks with metabolic syndrome, adjusting for age differences

From: Effect of birthplace on cardiometabolic risk among blacks in the Metabolic Syndrome Outcome Study (MetSO)

Variable Men (mean ± SE) Women (mean ± SE) F p
BMI 33.93 ± 0.46 34.24 ± 0.32 0.31 0.579
Systolic BP 135.22 ± 1.02 134.31 ± 0.70 0.53 0.466
Diastolic BP 76.67 ± 0.65 75.05 ± 0.45 4.20 0.041*
Glucose 146.53 ± 4.48 134.95 ± 3.07 4.55 0.033*
LDL 98.49 ± 2.18 109.24 ± 1.49 16.60 <0.001***
HDL 42.77 ± 0.97 50.71 ± 0.66 46.01 <0.001***
Triglycerides 148.10 ± 4.51 130.60 ± 3.09 10.25 0.001**
Hba1c 8.31 ± 0.63 8.78 ± 0.43 0.38 0.539
  1. BMI body mass index, systolic BP systolic blood pressure, diastolic BP diastolic blood pressure, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, HbA1c glycated hemoglobin
  2. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001