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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Linking gut microbiota, metabolic syndrome and economic status based on a population-level analysis

  Female (n = 3803) Male (n = 3093) P value
Age (years, mean ± SD) 51.9 ± 14.4 53.7 ± 14.9 < 0.001
Waist ≥ 90 cm (male) or ≥ 85 cm (female), n (%) 963 (25.3) 678 (21.9) 0.001
BP ≥ 130/85 mmHg, n (%) 1775 (46.7) 1636 (52.9) < 0.001
SBP ≥ 130 mmHg, n (%) 1709 (44.9) 1557 (50.3) < 0.001
DBP ≥ 85 mmHg, n (%) 773 (20.3) 916 (29.6) < 0.001
TG ≥ 1.7 mmol/L, n (%) 728 (19.1) 836 (27.0) < 0.001
HDL < 1.04 mmol/L, n (%) 799 (21.0) 1107 (35.8) < 0.001
FBG ≥ 6.1 mmol/L, n (%) 628 (16.5) 584 (18.9) 0.011
MetS, n (%) 657 (17.3) 747 (24.2) < 0.001
  1. Significant differences were determined by a t test for age and chi-square tests for the remaining factors