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Table 3 General characteristics according PAI-1 polymorphism following a dominant genetic model

From: Relationship of metabolic syndrome and its components with -844 G/A and HindIII C/G PAI-1 gene polymorphisms in Mexican children

  -844 G/A PAI-1 HindIIIC/G PAI-1
Variables G/G
n= 53
G/A + A/A
n= 47
Pvalue C/C
n= 57
C/G + G/G
n= 43
Pvalue
Age (years) c 9 (6-11) 9 (6-11) 0.22 9 (6-11) 9 (6-11) 0.08
Gender (%) a    0.30    0.06
Male 28 (53) 20 (43)   32 (56) 16 (37)  
Female 25 (47) 27 (57)   25 (44) 27 (63)  
BMI (kg/m 2 ) c 17 (13.7-26.6) 20 (15.1-27.5) 0.09 18 (14-29) 20 (15-26) 0.67
Obesity (%)    0.01    0.25
Yes 19 (36) 28 (60)   24 (42) 23 (53)  
No 34 (64) 19 (40)   33 (58) 20 (47)  
Circumferences       
Waist (cm) c 66 (54-87) 69 (57-89) 0.22 67 (54-90) 66 (57-88) 0.84
Arm (cm) c 20 (16-28) 22 (17-29) 0.04 21 (16-30) 21 (17-28) 0.68
Skinfolds       
Biceps (mm) b 15 ± 4.32 16 ± 4.70 0.05 15 ± 4.2 16 ± 4.9 0.27
Triceps (mm) c 13 (9-22) 16 (10-20.5) 0.01 14 (9.5-21.5) 15 (9-22) 0.75
Subscapular (mm) c 13 (5.5-22) 15 (8.5-22) 0.03 14 (6-25) 13 (6-22) 0.85
Biochemical measurements       
Glucose (mg/dL) c 95 (72-116) 96 (72-112) 0.38 95 (72-110) 95 (72-112) 0.59
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) b 168 ± 27.91 175 ± 31.05 0.20 165 ± 29.6 179 ± 28 0.02
Triglycerides (mg/dL) c 86 (38-225) 150 (36-200) 0.09 91 (29-200) 116 (38-204) 0.13
HDL-C (mg/dL) c 53 (25-102) 39 (23-89) 0.04 49 (21-99) 40 (25-98) 0.54
Insulin (μU/mL) c 5 (0.09-27.5) 10 (1.25-22.7) 0.10 7 (0.7-25) 7 (0.5-23) 0.91
HOMA c 0.5 (0-6.04) 1 (0-5.5) 0.30 1.62 (0.1-6.0) 1.8 (0.1-6.0) 0.89
Insulin resistance a    0.19    0.78
Si 9 (17) 13 (28)   12 (29) 10 (32)  
No 44 (83) 34 (72)   29 (71) 21 (68)  
  1. a) Data provided in n and percentages. Chi square test; b) Data provided in means ± SD. Student's t test; c) Data provided in median and percentile 5-95. Mann-Whitney test