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Table 1 General characteristics of the study population

From: Effect of smoking on the association of HHEX (rs5015480) with diabetes among Korean women and heavy smoking men

Subjects All Men Women
N 4240 2887 1353
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Age, year 52.2 ± 10.2 51.9 ± 10.2 52.7 ± 10.2
Waist circumference, cm 84.1 ± 9.0 87.1 ± 7.6 78.6 ± 8.7
Body mass index, kg/m2 24.4 ± 2.9 24.8 ± 2.7 23.5 ± 3.2
Fasting blood sugar, mg/Dl 97.0 ± 22.7 98.9 ± 24.1 93.1 ± 18.7
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 121.9 ± 14.4 123.3 ± 13.7 118.9 ± 15.3
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 78.3 ± 10.8 79.8 ± 10.6 75.0 ± 10.5
HDL cholesterol, mg/Dl 50.9 ± 11.6 48.2 ± 10.2 56.7 ± 12.4
LDL cholesterol, mg/Dl 116.8 ± 31.8 116.6 ± 31.7 117.1 ± 31.9
Triglyceride, mg/Dl 143.8 ± 96.5 157.2 ± 100.9 114.9 ± 78.9
  % % %
Smoking status Ex 28.4 40.1 2.4
Current 27.0 37.4 3.8
Cardiovascular disease 41.9 44.7 36.1
Diabetesa 9.0 10.2 6.3
Family history of diabetes 14.5 14.2 15.3
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aDiabetes were defined as fasting serum glucose ≥126 mg/dL or medication