Table 1

Baseline characteristics according to age- and sex-adjusted quartiles of plasma adiponectin

VariablesAdiponectin quartilesP value
1 (≤5.13)2 (>5.13–7.16)3 (>7.16–10.35)4 (>10.35)
Age (years)a57 ± 1261 ± 1166 ± 1170 ± 11<0.001
Male sex93%84%71%49%<0.001
Hypertension26%32%34%36%0.27
Current smoking58%57%49%45%0.05
Hypercholesterolemia21%16%19%11%0.08
Previous MI6%5%6%4%0.74
BMI (kg/m2)a27.7 ± 4.027.9 ± 4.626.1 ± 4.224.2 ± 4.1<0.001
Blood glucose (mmol/L)b8.2 (7.0–9.5)8.1 (7.2–9.4)8.2 (6.8–9.7)8.2 (7.0–9.4)0.95
Peak TnI (µg/L)b100 (26–228)94 (28–245)83 (32–240)134 (26–258)0.86
Mid-regional proANP (µmol/L)b127 (77–215)141 (97–209)167 (117–272)244 (169–373)<0.001
CRP (mg/L)b3 (2–7)3 (2–9)4 (1–9)4 (1–10)0.98
Serum creatinine (µmol/L)b95 (82–109)91 (79–105)91 (77–108)89 (73–111)0.17
eGFR (mL/min)a76 ± 2375 ± 2172 ± 2269 ± 240.023
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)a4.9 ± 1.24.9 ± 1.14.9 ± 1.24.8 ± 1.00.55
HDL (mmol/L)a1.2 ± 0.31.3 ± 0.31.4 ± 0.31.5 ± 0.4<0.001
LDL (mmol/L)a3.0 ± 1.13.1 ± 1.03.0 ± 1.02.9 ± 1.00.39
Triglyceride (mmol/L)b1.3 (0.9–2.2)1.0 (0.7–1.8)0.9 (0.6–1.4)0.8 (0.6–1.1)<0.001
Symptom-to-balloon time (min)b200 (127–349)180 (120–319)215 (140–330)195 (135–303)0.65
Multivessel disease23%32%26%25%0.83
Culprit lesion0.92
 Left anterior descending artery 48%47%46%48%
 Circumflex artery11%14%11%10%
 Right coronary artery41%39%43%42%
Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor28%28%22%22%0.52
  • Dichotomous variables are presented in %.

  • aGaussian distribution presented as mean ± SD.

  • bNon-Gaussian distribution presented as median (interquartile range).