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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of postmenopausal Caucasian women from the Rancho Bernardo Study in the overall cohort and by low, moderate or high estradiol (E2) tertile in the subset with estradiol measures available.

From: Impact of gene variants on sex-specific regulation of human Scavenger receptor class B type 1 (SR-BI) expression in liver and association with lipid levels in a population-based study

Characteristic (mean ± SD) All women Low E2 Mod E2 High E2
Sample size (784) (180) (140) (173)
Age (years) 69.1 ± 8.6 71.1 ± 8.2 70.8 ± 8.4 68.5 ± 9.2
Waist circumference (cm) 78.0 ± 9.1 75.8 ± 8.0 78.2 ± 8.6 80.9 ± 9.6
BMI (kg/m2) 24.1 ± 3.6 23.0 ± 3.0 23.9 ± 2.9 25.5 ± 4.0
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.9 ± 1.0 5.9 ± 1.1 6.1 ± 1.0 6.0 ± 0.94
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.8 ± 0.5 1.8 ± 0.45 1.8 ± 0.47 1.6 ± 0.43
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 3.5 ± 1.0 3.6 ± 1.0 3.7 ± 1.0 3.8 ± 0.9
Triglycerides (mmol/L)* 1.1 ± 0.8 1.0 ± 0.7 1.1 ± 0.8 1.2 ± 1.0
Estradiol levels (pmol/L)* - 11.0 ± 7.3 18.4 ± 3.7 29.4 ± 11
  1. * Median and interquartile range