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Table 1 Demographics and some indices of diabetes patients and controls

From: Elevation of small, dense low density lipoprotein cholesterol—a possible antecedent of atherogenic lipoprotein phenotype in type 2 diabetes patients in Jos, North-Central Nigeria

  Diabetics Controls P-value
Characteristics (n = 176) (n = 154)  
Age (years) 55 ± 8.5 54 ± 7.3 0.89
Weight (Kg) 74 ± 14.9 72 ± 11.7 0.14
BMI (Kg/m2) 28.5 ± 5.0 26.7 ± 4.6 < 0.01
Systolic BP (mmHg) 138 ± 29.0 121 ± 17.9 < 0.01
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 87 ± 15.8 80 ± 10.3 < 0.01
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD. Unpaired Student’s t-tests, P < 0.05 = significant