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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Association of inflammatory gene polymorphisms with ischemic stroke in a Chinese Han population

  Ischemic stroke patients Controls Pvalue
Number of subjects 1,124 1,163  
Age, mean (SD), years 59.20 (10.71) 62.32 (10.68) <0.0001
Male, % 59.82 61.25 0.483
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 24.42 (3.00) 25.04 (3.28) <0.0001
Hypertension, % 64.74 70.19 0.005
  1. Data presented as percentage of participants unless otherwise stated. P values for χ 2 test for categorical variables, and Student’s t test for continuous variables. Hypertension: systolic blood pressure ≥140 mmHg and/or diastolic blood pressure ≥90 mmHg, or current treatment with antihypertensive medication.
  2. BMI = body mass index.