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Table 1 Mean differences in continuous variables between cases and controls (mean ± SD)

From: The association of metabolic syndrome and its factors with gallstone disease

Variable GSD (n = 734) Non-GSD (n=11180) P
Mean SD Mean SD
Age 52.7398 11.7932 46.9330 11.9712 < 0.0001
BMI 25.2892 3.6809 24.0816 3.6198 < 0.0001
Total cholesterol (TC) 191.8 37.2738 192.8 35.6617 0.4866
LDL-C 119.9 33.1849 119.9 31.0059 0.9784
Waist circumference 84.4238 10.0897 81.1618 9.9753 < 0.0001
Systolic BP 127.8 17.7644 122.6 17.1131 < 0.0001
Diastolic BP 81.0479 11.0727 78.8193 10.5878 < 0.0001
HDL-C 46.1391 12.1260 49.1702 12.7905 < 0.0001
Triglyceride (TG) 126.8 111.9 115.1 105.0 0.0039
FPG 100.3 24.2483 96.5119 21.3288 < 0.0001