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Table 1 Characteristics of the study subjects

From: Ischemic stroke is associated with the pro-inflammatory potential of N-glycosylated immunoglobulin G

Parameters Controls
(n = 77)
CAS
(n = 75)
IS
(n = 78)
p value*
Gender (male/female) 54/23 54/21 60/18 0.617
Age (years) 48.09 ± 8.42 48.79 ± 7.88 47.42 ± 13.02 0.735
BMI (kg/m2) 23.75 ± 2.85 24.92 ± 3.17 25.65 ± 4.50$ 0.005
FBG (mmol/L) 5.10 ± 0.52 5.14 ± 0.48 5.47 ± 2.19 0.169
SBP (mmHg) 119.35 ± 9.54 120.21 ± 9.65 124.86 ± 12.48$ 0.002
DBP (mmHg) 76.10 ± 8.43 78.52 ± 7.78 78.68 ± 8.45 0.115
TC (mmol/L) 4.49 ± 0.73 4.74 ± 0.84 3.84 ± 1.02$& < 0.001
TG (mmol/L) 1.49 ± 0.73 1.57 ± 0.96 1.70 ± 0.83 0.372
HDL (mmol/L) 1.22 ± 0.37 1.32 ± 0.31 1.09 ± 0.37& 0.048
LDL (mmol/L) 2.52 ± 0.50 2.68 ± 0.56 2.26 ± 0.85$ < 0.001
CRP (mg/L) 0.34 (0.22–0.57) 0.44 (0.22–0.86) 0.51 (0.27–1.73)$& < 0.001
TNF-α (ng/L) 12.06 (8.38–17.32) 11.63 (8.21–17.55) 18.52 (12.60–24.26)$ 0.041
MMP9 (mg/L) 0.34 (0.20–0.51) 0.23 (0.16–0.40) 0.87 (0.46–1.15)$& < 0.001
  1. CAS cerebral arterial stenosis, IS ischemic stroke, BMI body mass index, FBG fasting blood glucose, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, TC total cholesterol, TG total triglycerides, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, CRP C-reactive protein, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor-alpha, MMP9 matrix metalloproteinase-9
  2. *Statistically significant at a significant level of 0.05
  3. #p < 0.017, CAS group compared with control group
  4. $p < 0.017, IS group compared with control group
  5. &p < 0.017, IS group compared with CAS group