Table 1

Baseline patient characteristics in the SAHS and Botnia Study

SAHSBotnia StudyP
n1,3902,060<0.0001
Age (years)43 ± 0345 ± 0.3<0.0001
Sex (% male)5652.9<0.0001
BMI27.3 ± 0.225.5 ± 0.1<0.0001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)117 ± 0.4126 ± 0.4<0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)71 ± 0.394 ± 0.2<0.0001
FPG (mg/dl)85 ± 0.399 ± 0.2<0.0001
1-h plasma glucose (mg/dl)125 ± 1133 ± 0.5<0.0001
2-h plasma glucose (mg/dl)96 ± 0.6104 ± 0.5<0.0001
HDL (mg/dl)47 ± 0.454 ± 0.6<0.0001
Triglycerides (mg/dl)132 ± 2108 ± 2<0.0001
Type 2 diabetes incidence (%)6.333.64<0.0001