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Table 2 Clinical and metabolic parameters of subjects (N = 105)

From: Variants of ESR1, APOE, LPL and IL-6 loci in young healthy subjects: association with lipid status and obesity

Feature   Frequency Percent
Somatic illness No 78 74.3
  Cardiovascular illness 4 3.8
  Other illnesses 14 13.3
Smoking Yes 67 63.8
  No 31 29.5
Medications No 87 82.9
  With known effects on investigated features (Contraceptives) 9 8.6
  Other medications 4 3.8
Elevated hepatic enzymes No 77 73.3
  Yes 19 18.1
Diet Continental 75 71.4
  Mediterranean 13 12.4
  Mixed 10 9.5
Positive family history No 25 23.8
  Diabetes 12 11.4
  Cardiovascular disease 32 30.5
  Obesity 2 1.9
  More than one 34 32.4
Hypertension (>135/85 mmHg) No 79 75.2
  Yes 19 18.1
BMI (kg/m2) <25 77 73.3
  25.01-30 23 21.9
  > 30.01 5 4.8
Abdominal obesity (WHR >90 (M), >85 (F) No 85 83.3
  Yes 17 16.7
Hypertriglyceridemia (>1.7 mmol/L) No 93 88.6
  Yes 12 11.4
Hypercholesterolemia (>5 mmol/L) No 81 77.1
  Yes 24 22.9
HDL-C (<1.0 mmol/L) No 98 93.3
  Yes 7 6.7
LDL-C (>3 mmol/L) No 81 77.1
  Yes 24 22.9
Glucose levels (>6.4 mmol/L) Hypoglycemia 4 3.8
  Normal 100 95.2
  Hyperglycemia 1 1.0
CRP levels (mg/L) < 1 61 58.1
  1-3 34 32.4
  > 3 10 9.5
Elevated urate levels (>383 mmol/L) No 93 88.6
  Yes 12 11.4
  1. M - male; F - female; HDL-C - high density lipoprotein; LDL-C - low density lipoprotein cholesterol; CRP - C-reactive protein