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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the study groups

From: ApoB gene polymorphism (rs676210) and its pharmacogenetics impact on atorvastatin response among Iraqi population with coronary artery disease

Variable Control (n = 100) Patients (n = 100) P value
Age (year)a 46.67 ± 9.25 48.81±8.21 0.10 (NS)
Genderb    0.40 (NS)
 Female 26 (26 %) 21 (21 %)  
 Male 74 (74 %) 79 (79 %)  
Weight (kg)a 80.34 ± 13.42 81.41 ± 12.47 0.56 (NS)
Height (cm)a 172.96 ± 9.00 170.37 ± 8.38 0.59 (NS)
BMI (kg/m2)a 28.06 ± 3.38 28.18 ± 4.20 0.84 (NS)
Systolic pressure (mmHg)a 110.89± 14.03 120.21±13.98 0.29 (NS)
Diastolic pressure (mmHg)a 70.45 ±12.00 80.32 ± 13.79 0.21 (NS)
Smoking Statusb    0.02
 Non smoker 76 (76 %) 61 (61 %)  
 Smoker 24 (24 %) 39 (39 %)  
 Total 100 (100%) 100 (100%)  
Alcohol statusb    0.12 (NS)
 Consumed 0 (0 %) 4 (4 %)  
 Non consumed 100 (100 %) 96 (96 %)  
 Total 100 (100%) 100 (100%)  
  1. Data were expressed as counts with percentages in parentheses or mean ± SD
  2. NS no significant differences; significant values are bolded
  3. aStatistical analysis was performed by independent t test
  4. bStatistical analysis performed by the chi-squared test