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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Association between primary hypothyroidism and metabolic syndrome and the role of C reactive protein: a cross–sectional study from South India

  MetS Group (n = 420) Control group (n = 406) Significance (P)
Age (year) 51 ± 9.4 years 49 ± 11.2 years 0.071
Gender (n)    
   Males 180 190 0.51
   Females 240 216  
Smoking (n) 169 190 0.321
Alcohol (n) 148 153 0.256
Systolic BP (mmhg) 140.8 ± 5.4 121.3 ± 3.1 0.001
Diastolic BP (mmhg) 90.7 ± 8.5 84 ± 5.73 0.001
Waist circumference (cms) 100.1 ± 5.72 84.2 ± 6.91 0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 225.9 ± 26.7 191.4 ± 31.2 0.012
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 40.2 ± 8.9 46.5 ± 5.76 0.031
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 135.9 ± 21.5 109.3 ± 18.6 0.028
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 174.7 ± 58.9 121.6 ± 67.2 0.0001
Fasting Blood Sugar (mg/dl) 109.8 ± 12.8 98.5 ± 9.87 0.031
FT4 (ng/dl) 1.12 ± 0.7 1.3 ± 0.6 0.041
TSH (μIU/ml) 6.1 ± 4.21 5.3 ± 4.89 0.023
HsCRP (mg/l) 2.8 ± 1.9 0.9 ± 1.23 0.001