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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the participants

From: Monocyte to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio and serum uric acid in Chinese adults: a cross-sectional study

MHR Low-level group Middle-level group High-level group P-value
Number 214 216 216  
AGE (years, mean ± SD) 49.40 ± 11.11 49.81 ± 10.90 48.70 ± 11.47 0.579
LDL-C (mmol/L, mean ± SD) 2.72 ± 0.70 2.86 ± 0.71 2.80 ± 0.68 0.115
TC (mmol/L, mean ± SD) 4.92 ± 0.90 4.88 ± 0.90 4.71 ± 0.86 0.044
ALT (U/L, mean ± SD) 18.66 ± 10.17 23.77 ± 16.71 30.28 ± 18.17  < 0.001
AST (U/L, mean ± SD) 22.26 ± 6.55 23.63 ± 9.57 25.22 ± 8.77 0.001
BMI (kg/m2, mean ± SD) 22.19 ± 2.84 23.77 ± 3.14 25.60 ± 3.03  < 0.001
SBP (mmHg, mean ± SD) 119.64 ± 16.25 122.72 ± 15.51 127.55 ± 16.39  < 0.001
DBP (mmHg, mean ± SD) 71.01 ± 10.87 74.47 ± 10.67 78.00 ± 11.43  < 0.001
Fasting glucose (mmol/L, mean ± SD) 4.87 ± 0.58 5.09 ± 0.80 5.25 ± 1.22  < 0.001
Uric acid (umol/L, mean ± SD) 310.88 ± 72.25 360.71 ± 88.72 404.25 ± 94.84  < 0.001
SEX (n,%)      < 0.001
 Male 64 (29.91%) 127 (58.80%) 178 (82.41%)  
 Female 150 (70.09%) 89 (41.20%) 38 (17.59%)  
Smoking status (n,%)      < 0.001
 Nonsmokers 194 (90.65%) 154 (71.63%) 114 (52.78%)  
 Occasional smoking 7 (3.27%) 16 (7.44%) 14 (6.48%)  
 Smokers 13 (6.01%) 45 (20.93%) 88 (40.74%)  
Drinking state (n,%)      < 0.001
 Nondrinkers 151 (70.56%) 113 (525.6%) 84 (38.89%)  
 Occasional drinking 44 (20.56%) 62 (28.84%) 79 (36.57%)  
Drinkers 19 (8.88%) 40 (18.60%) 53 (24.54%)  
Exercise status (n,%)     0.229
 Low-intensity group 171 (79.91%) 172 (79.63%) 157 (72.69%)  
 Medium-intensity group 29 (13.55%) 25 (11.57%) 33 (15.28%)  
 High-intensity group 14 (6.54%) 19 (8.80%) 26 (12.04%)  
  1. LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TC total cholesterol, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate transaminase, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure
  2. P < 0.05