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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Study Subjects

From: Common polymorphisms of calpain-10 and the risk of Type 2 Diabetes in a Tunisian Arab population: a case-control study

Characteristic T2D Patients (917) Controls (748) P
Gender (M:F) 422:495 373:375 0.126
Mean Age (years) 59.3 ± 10.9 58.7 ± 8.7 0.160
Mean B.M.I. (kg/m 2 ) 27.7 ± 4.3 23.5 ± 2.2 < 0.001
Systolic BP (mmHg) 140.7 ± 27.0 121.6 ± 14.4 < 0.001
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 81.9 ± 12.6 77.9 ± 10.5 < 0.001
Hypertension 2 420 (45.8) 86 (18.0) <0.001
Fasting glucose (mmol/L) 12.8 ± 5.3 5.1 ± 0.6 < 0.001
HbA1c (%) 9.6 ± 3.9 4.5 ± 1.4 < 0.001
Age at disease onset (years) 46.7 ± 10.9 N/A N/A
T2D Duration (years) 12.6 ± 6.3 N/A N/A
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.3 ± 1.4 4.7 ± 1.2 < 0.001
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.9 ± 1.3 1.2 ± 0.6 < 0.001
HDL (mmol/L) 1.1 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.4 < 0.001
LDL (mmol/L) 3.8 ± 1.4 2.8 ± 1.8 < 0.001
Urea (mmol/L) 7.9 ± 4.8 5.6 ± 2.1 < 0.001
  1. 1. Student t-test for continuous variables, chi square for categorical variables.
  2. 2. Defined as BP reading ≥ 145/90 mmHg, and/or use of anti-hypertension medication.