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Table 1 Age-adjusted characteristics of study population by BMI status

From: Association between circulating CD34-positive cells and serum alkaline phosphatase in relation to body mass index for elderly Japanese men

  BMI <23 kg/m2 BMI ≥23 kg/m2 p value
No. of participants 122 150  
Age, years 66.5 ± 4.4 66.7 ± 4.4  
Circulating CD34-positive cells, cells/μL 1.33 1.55 0.231
Serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP), UI/L 239 225 0.065
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 134 139 0.016
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 81 87 <0.001
Body mass index (BMI), kg/m2 20.9 25.7 <0.001
Current drinker, % 76.4 84.5 0.088
Current smoker, % 28.4 20.3 0.111
Serum HDL-cholesterol (HDL), mg/dL 61 54 <0.001
Serum triglycerides (TG), mg/dL 104 127 0.046
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), % 5.6 5.8 0.027
Serum aspartate aminotransferase (AST), IU/L 24 26 0.105
Serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT), IU/L 20 26 <0.001
Serum γ-glutamyltranspeptidase (γ-GTP), IU/L 36 53 0.007
Serum calcium (Ca), mg/dL 9.3 9.3 0.208
Serum phosphorus (P), mg/dL 3.3 3.3 0.455
Serum creatinine, mg/dL 0.82 0.86 0.016
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR), mL/min/1.73 m2 75.1 71.2 0.023
  1. Age: mean ± standard deviation