Control group Study group p value
Age ( in years) 56.74 ± 12.79 62.43 ± 12.49 0.53
Female : Male 1.2:1 0.8:1 0.39
Smoking (%) 54% 57% 0.86
BMI 34.11 ± 4.75 32.98 ± 3.98 0.27
WC (cm) 99.9 ± 7.78 99 ± 4.31 0.50
TC (mg/dL) 230 ± 45.06 240.9 ± 56.48 0.35
LDL(mg/dL) 153.3 ± 52.77 162.5 ± 60.40 0.48
HDL (mg/dL) 47.65 ± 13.63 48.24 ± 15.87 0.83
Tg (mg/dL) 159.7 ± 49.73 152.5 ± 50.34 0.55
FBS mg% 117.8 ± 31.57 124.26 ± 37.19 0.41
HbA1c (%) 5.75 ± 0.63 5.76 ± 0.78 0.98
SBP (mmHg) 157.26 ± 11.75 162.76 ± 10.69 0.037
DBP (mmHg) 93.40 ± 5.56 94.71 ± 6.24 0.34
cIMT (mm) 0.8313 ± 0.171 0.8423 ± 0.176 0.78
BMI – Body Mass Index, WC- Waist Circumference, TC – Total Cholesterol, LDL - Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, HDL - High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Tg – Triglyceride, FBS- Fasting Blood Sugar, HbA1c – Glycosylated Hemoglobin, SBP – Systolic Blood Pressure, DBP – Diastolic Blood Pressure, cIMT – Carotid Intima Media Thickness.
Table 1: Comparison of baseline characteristics of the two groups.