Korean Journal of Family Practice

Table. 3.

Elevated hs-CRP (≥0.98 mg/L) by cardiovascular risk factors

Variable No. (%) No. of elevatedhs-CRP (%) P-value
Sex 0.004
Male 1,891 (44.2) 520 (27.5)
Female 2,386 (55.8) 563 (23.6)
Age (y) 0.222
19–29 547 (12.8) 119 (21.8)
30–39 625 (14.6) 155 (24.8)
40–49 768 (18.0) 185 (24.1)
50–59 756 (17.7) 197 (26.1)
60–69 653 (15.3) 176 (27.0)
≥70 928 (21.7) 251 (27.0)
Body mass index (kg/m2) <0.001
<23 1,734 (40.8) 288 (16.6)
23–25 992 (23.3) 217 (21.9)
≥25 1,527 (35.9) 573 (37.5)
Systolic BP (mm/Hg) 0.024
<140 3,788 (89.0) 936 (24.7)
≥140 469 (11.0) 139 (29.6)
Diastolic BP (mm/Hg) 0.004
<90 3,837 (90.1) 944 (24.6)
≥90 420 (9.9) 131 (31.2)
HbA1c (%) <0.001
<6.5 3,872 (90.5) 944 (24.4)
≥6.5 405 (9.5) 139 (34.3)
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.071
<240 3,824 (89.4) 952 (24.9)
≥240 453 (10.6) 131 (28.9)
Triglycerides (mg/dL) <0.001
<150 2,999 (70.1) 670 (22.3)
≥150 1,278 (29.9) 413 (32.3)
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) <0.001
<40 736 (17.2) 280 (38.0)
≥ 40 3,540 (82.8) 802 (22.7)
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.357
<160 622 (89.9) 201 (32.3)
≥160 70 (10.1) 27 (38.6)
FBS (mg/dL) <0.001
<126 3,925 (91.8) 957 (24.4)
≥126 352 (8.2) 126 (35.8)
WBC count (103/μL) <0.001
<8.0 3,847 (89.9) 899 (23.4)
≥8.0 430 (10.1) 184 (42.8)
Urinary cotinine (ng/mL) 0.188
<50 (non-smoker) 2,574 (74.4) 633 (24.6)
≥50 (smoker) 885 (25.6) 238 (26.9)

BP, blood pressure; HbA1c, hemoglobin A1C; HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein; FBS, fasting blood sugar; WBC, white blood cells; hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.

P-value were calculated by chi-square test or Fisher’s exact test for categorical variables.

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