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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the control subjects and the CAD patients

From: Renin–angiotensin system gene polymorphisms among Saudi patients with coronary artery disease

Characteristic Controls CAD group p level
  n = 110 n = 225  
Age, years    
Mean ± SD 46.61 ± 16.15 61.22 ± 10.35 < 0.0001
Range (20.0-78.0) (31.0-89.0)
Gender
Male (%) 62 (56.4%) 153 (68.0%) < 0.0001
Female (%) 48 (43.6%) 72 (32.0%)
FBS, mmol l −1
Mean ± SD 4.48 ± 0.64 8.08 ± 3.41 < 0.0001
Range (3.20-7.10) (3.3-20.6)
TG, mmol l −1
Mean ± SD 1.11 ± 0.27 1.87 ± 1.19 < 0.0001
Range (0.50-1.90) (0.60-8.70)
TC, mmol l −1
Mean ± SD 3.81 ± 0.54 4.16 ± 0.99 < 0.001
Range (3.00-7.10) (0.80-7.5)
HDL-c, mmol l −1
Mean ± SD 1.24 ± 0.36 1.15 ± 0.95 0.340
Range (0.80-2.20) (0.50-10.7)
LDL-c, mmol l −1
Mean ± SD 1.65 ± 0.59 2.37 ± 0.85 < 0.0001
Range (0.90-4.50) (0.60-5.90)  
  1. The Student’s t-test and the χ2 test were used to compare the values of the controls and the CAD patients.