Total PAD no PAD Pvalue  
CRP A3872G   n (%) 159(37.58) 264(62.42) 0.259
Gender (men/women) n (%) 86(54.1)/73(45.9) 130(49.2)/134(50.8) 0.334
Hypertension (yes /no)  n (%) 134(84.3)/25(15.7) 188(71.2)/76(28.8) 0.002
Smokers (yes/no)  n (%) 26(16.4)/133(83.6) 43(16.3)/221(83.7) 0.986
Age (years) 69.11 ± 8.606 65.06 ± 10.494 0
Duration of diabetes (years)* 17(9.75-22.0) 10(5.0-18.0) 0
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28.71 ± 4.992 29.05 ± 4.787 0.489
Waist (cm) 100.92 ± 11.538 99.24 ± 12.566 0.172
Waist-to-hip ratio (m/m)* 0.96(0.90-1.01) 0.93(0.88-0.99) 0.007
HbA1c (%),
(mmol/mol)
7.47 ± 1.309,
56.56 ± 9.911
7.30 ± 1.567,
55.27 ± 11.864
0.251
Glucose (mmol/l) 8.620 ± 4.074 8.202 ± 3.632 0.277
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.727 ± 1.047 4.958 ± 1.110 0.035
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 2.730 ± 0.931 2.907 ± 0.977 0.071
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)  1.202 ± 0.348 1.296 ± 0.345 0.007
 Triglycerides (mmol/l)* 1.468(1.084-2.056) 1.435(1.070-1.969) 0.42
hs-CRP (mg/l)* 3.16(3.02-4.1) 3.16(3.02-3.75) 0.589
log hs-CRP           0.60 ± 0.26 0.57 ± 0.19 0.312
GFR (ml/min) 73.74 ± 27.88 87.52 ± 32.648 0
SBP (mmHg) 138.96 ± 17.862 133.06 ± 14.535 0
DBP (mmHg) 76.47 ± 10.753 77.12 ± 9.918 0.532
The data are shown as mean±SD. *Median values (25–75th percentile).
HbA1c, hemoglobin A1c; HDL cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; GFR, glomerular filtration rate; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure.
Table 1: Clinical and demographic characteristics of subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus and or no peripheral arterial disease (PAD) by CRP A3872G polymorphism.