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Table 1—

Baseline characteristics of the study subjects by sex

MenWomen
n 74   155    
Age (years) 68.7 ± 0.3 69.7 ± 0.2* 
Duration of clinical diabetes (years) 5.7 ± 0.7 5.0 ± 0.4 
Previous MI (%) 24.3   8.4 
LVH on ECG (%) 16.2  26.5  
Hypertension (%) 59.5  78.7 
Current smoker (%)  9.5   1.3 
Consumer of alcohol (%) 45.9   5.8 
Apolipoprotein c4 allele (%) 35.1  40.1  
BMI (kg/m227.7 ± 0.5 29.8 ± 0.4 
WHR 1.00 ± 0.01 0.92 ± 0.01 
Systolic BP (mmHg) 156 ± 3 167 ± 2 
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 84 ± 1 82 ± 1 
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 6.30 ± 0.16 6.53 ± 0.13 
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.07 ± 0.04 1.15 ± 0.03 
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 2.31 ± 0.21 2.75 ± 0.29 
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l) 10.3 ± 0.5 10.0 ± 0.3 
2-h plasma glucose (mmol/l) 17.6 ± 0.8 17.8 ± 0.5 
HbA1 (%) 7.2 ± 0.2 7.3 ± 0.2 
Fasting plasma insulin (mU/l) 20.7 ± 1.4 24.8 ± 1.3 
2-h plasma insulin (mU/l) 82.3 ± 9.3 114.0 ± 10.2* 
Urinary ACR (mg/mmol) 8.27 ± 2.29 9.52 ± 1.63 
MenWomen
n 74   155    
Age (years) 68.7 ± 0.3 69.7 ± 0.2* 
Duration of clinical diabetes (years) 5.7 ± 0.7 5.0 ± 0.4 
Previous MI (%) 24.3   8.4 
LVH on ECG (%) 16.2  26.5  
Hypertension (%) 59.5  78.7 
Current smoker (%)  9.5   1.3 
Consumer of alcohol (%) 45.9   5.8 
Apolipoprotein c4 allele (%) 35.1  40.1  
BMI (kg/m227.7 ± 0.5 29.8 ± 0.4 
WHR 1.00 ± 0.01 0.92 ± 0.01 
Systolic BP (mmHg) 156 ± 3 167 ± 2 
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 84 ± 1 82 ± 1 
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 6.30 ± 0.16 6.53 ± 0.13 
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.07 ± 0.04 1.15 ± 0.03 
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 2.31 ± 0.21 2.75 ± 0.29 
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l) 10.3 ± 0.5 10.0 ± 0.3 
2-h plasma glucose (mmol/l) 17.6 ± 0.8 17.8 ± 0.5 
HbA1 (%) 7.2 ± 0.2 7.3 ± 0.2 
Fasting plasma insulin (mU/l) 20.7 ± 1.4 24.8 ± 1.3 
2-h plasma insulin (mU/l) 82.3 ± 9.3 114.0 ± 10.2* 
Urinary ACR (mg/mmol) 8.27 ± 2.29 9.52 ± 1.63 

Data are means ± SE unless otherwise indicated. BP, blood pressure.

*

P < 0.05;

P < 0.01;

P < 0.001 (Student’s t test or χ2 test).

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