Table 1. Clinical and biochemical differences in MS and non-MS patients

Non-MSMSP
MS, metabolic syndrome; BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic BP; DBP, diastolic BP; PP, pulse pressure.
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Age (yr)51.4 ± 15.556.7 ± 13.30.000
Smoking (%)9.38.80.223
BMI (kg/m2)27.3 ± 4.431.6 ± 4.50.000
SBP (mmHg)150.8 ± 22.0150.8 ± 22.70.000
DBP (mmHg)91.6 ± 11.693.6 ± 11.90.001
PP (mmHg)59.2 ± 17.764.4 ± 18.90.000
Glycemia (mg/dl)99.9 ± 16.7125.5 ± 40.70.000
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)217.5 ± 37.7229.2 ± 41.30.000
Triglycerides (mg/dl)100.4 ± 39.4161.8 ± 79.70.000
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)56.1 ± 12.045.5 ± 11.40.000
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)142.0 ± 34.1152.4 ± 35.50.000
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)1.01 ± 0.31.02 ± 0.30.297
Creatinine clearance (ml/min per 1.73 m2)83.6 ± 28.181.4 ± 28.20.121
Microalbuminuria (mg/24 h)32.7 ± 81.949.1 ± 105.10.010
Serum uric acid (mg/dl)5.5 ± 1.76.2 ± 1.80.000