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Table 1—

Characteristics according to the quintiles of plasma adiponectin concentration (μg/ml)

VariablesPlasma adiponectin quintiles
P value*
Q1Q2Q3Q4Q5
n 173 180 185 179   
Adiponectin 2.3 (<3.2) 3.9 (3.2–4.6) 5.6 (4.7–6.3) 8.1 (6.4–10.1) 16.9 (≥10.2)  
Age (years) 56 59 60 58 58 0.08 
BMI (kg/m231.9 31.3 30.6 29.9 26.3 <0.001 
Alcohol consumption (g/day) 3.2 2.4 2.3 3.4 2.4 0.79 
Physical activity (MET/week) 10.2 12.6 12.6 14.1 16.1 <0.001 
A1C (%) 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.6 7.1 0.91 
Current smoker (%) 17.3 13.3 14.0 8.9 11.3 0.36 
Family history of coronary heart disease (%) 23.7 22.8 25.4 20.1 23.8 0.80 
History of hypertension (%) 46.8 45.0 49.1 40.2 34.6 0.03 
History of hypercholesterolemia (%) 38.7 37.8 46.5 38.5 39.5 0.39 
Postmenopausal (%) 66.9 84.2 86.0 78.7 79.2 0.004 
VariablesPlasma adiponectin quintiles
P value*
Q1Q2Q3Q4Q5
n 173 180 185 179   
Adiponectin 2.3 (<3.2) 3.9 (3.2–4.6) 5.6 (4.7–6.3) 8.1 (6.4–10.1) 16.9 (≥10.2)  
Age (years) 56 59 60 58 58 0.08 
BMI (kg/m231.9 31.3 30.6 29.9 26.3 <0.001 
Alcohol consumption (g/day) 3.2 2.4 2.3 3.4 2.4 0.79 
Physical activity (MET/week) 10.2 12.6 12.6 14.1 16.1 <0.001 
A1C (%) 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.6 7.1 0.91 
Current smoker (%) 17.3 13.3 14.0 8.9 11.3 0.36 
Family history of coronary heart disease (%) 23.7 22.8 25.4 20.1 23.8 0.80 
History of hypertension (%) 46.8 45.0 49.1 40.2 34.6 0.03 
History of hypercholesterolemia (%) 38.7 37.8 46.5 38.5 39.5 0.39 
Postmenopausal (%) 66.9 84.2 86.0 78.7 79.2 0.004 

Data are median (range) or mean. Data are from the 1990 questionnaire; physical activity data are from 1988 questionnaire.

*

Linear regression model was used to test trend for continuous variables; χ2 test was used for the categorical variables.

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