TABLE 1

Clinical features of healthy Sicilians (n = 205) according to the presence or absence of the “P” allele

AP
n18124
Age (years)36.7 ± 0.939.75 ± 2.9
Sex (male/female)97/8412/12
BMI (kg/m2)24.12 ± 0.224.37 ± 0.7
OGTT (mmol/l)
 G 0 min4.78 ± 0.04.90 ± 0.1
 G 60 min5.84 ± 0.16.66 ± 0.41*
 G 120 min4.7 ± 0.15.0 ± 0.2
 I 0 min44.12 ± 1.551.11 ± 4.3
 I 60 min321.6 ± 15.0390.7 ± 47.4*
 I 120 min203.8 ± 11.5208.8 ± 32.3
Cholesterol (mmol/l)5.3 ± 0.15.4 ± 0.2
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.4 ± 0.01.2 ± 0.1*
Cholesterol/HDL cholesterol4.1 ± 0.14.9 ± 0.4*
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.1 ± 0.01.3 ± 0.2
SBP (mmHg)115.0 ± 0.9120.4 ± 2.8*
DBP (mmHg)74.1 ± 0.775.7 ± 2.1
  • Data are means ± SE or n.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 vs. A allele carriers. DBP, diastolic blood pressure.