Table 2

Participant characteristics of prospective matched case-control study in EPIC-Potsdam

ControlsCases
n270270
Female, n (%)130 (48.2)130 (48.2)
Smoker, n (%)53 (19.6)58 (21.5)
Lipid medication, n (%)21 (7.8)34 (12.6)
Age (years), mean (SD)54.4 (7.5)54.42 (7.5)
BMI (kg/m2), mean (SD)26.1 (3.5)30.5 (4.8)
Waist circumference (cm), mean (SD)87.7 (11.3)99.5 (13.0)
Physical activity (h/week), median (IQR)5.5 (3.0; 9.9)4.8 (2.0; 8.5)
Alcohol intake (g/day), median (IQR)9.7 (3.1; 21.6)8.4 (2.6; 19.5)
hs-CRP (mg/dL), median (IQR)0.08 (0.02; 0.20)0.20 (0.07; 0.47)
HbA1c (%), median (IQR)5.4 (5.1; 5.7)6.1 (5.7; 6.7)
HbA1c (mmol/mol), median (IQR)36 (32; 39)43 (39; 50)
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL), median (IQR)53.5 (46.5; 63.2)46.0 (39.5; 52.9)
Triglycerides (mg/dL), median (IQR)117.4 (85.7; 167.4)167.4 (122.1; 226.6)
  • IQR, interquartile range.