Table 1

Baseline demographic values, past medical history, treatment, and lipid profile (SD in brackets)
No LC (n = 55) LC (n = 53) p-value Red wine (n = 56) No red wine (n = 52) p-value Total
Mean age [years] 63.4 (10.6) 63.7 (8.1) NS 64.1 (9.1) 63.0 (9.9) NS 63.6 (9.5)
Men [%] 69 64 NS 68 65 NS 67
Mean weight [kg] 81.6 (16.2) 77.2 (16.3) NS 79.5 (14.3) 79.4 (18.4) NS 79.4 (16.3)
Mean BMI [kg/m2] 27.8 (4.2) 27.3 (4.5) NS 27.4 (3.9) 27.7 (4.8) NS* 27.6 (4.4)
Smoker [%] 11 4 NS 5 10 NS 7
Hypertension [%] 69 66 NS 71 63 NS 68
Hyper-/Dyslipidemia [%] 76 72 NS 71 77 NS 74
Diabetes mellitus [%] 13 11 NS 14 10 NS 12
Previous stroke [%] 20 21 NS 25 15 NS 20
Previous TIA [%] 15 9 NS 11 14 NS 12
Previous MI [%] 11 8 NS 7 12 NS 9
Angina pectoris [%] 7 4 NS 5 6 NS 6
Intermittent claudication [%] 0 2 NS 0 2 NS 1
On statin [%] 65 64 NS 61 69 NS 66
On fibrate [%] 2 4 not tested 4 2 not tested 3
On nicotinic acid [%] 0 2 not tested 2 0 not tested 1
On ezetrol [%] 9 2 not tested 4 8 not tested 6
On fish oil supplements 2 6 not tested 2 6 not tested 4
Mean total cholesterol [mg/dL] 178.5 (4.9) 176.2 (5.4) NS 178.0 (5.2) 176.8 (5.1) NS 177.4 (37.4)
Mean total cholesterol [mmol/L] 4.62 (0.13) 4.56 (0.14) NS 4.60 (0.13) 4.57 (0.13) NS 4.59 (0.97)
Mean LDL [mg/dL] 105.0 (32.7) 104.8 (32.6) NS* 106.5 (33.3) 103.2 (31.8) NS* 104.9 (32.5)
Mean LDL [mmol/L] 2.72 (0.85) 2.71 (0.84) NS* 2.75 (0.86) 2.67 (0.82) NS* 2.71 (0.84)
Mean HDL [mg/dL] 59.1 (19.6) 57.2 (14.3) NS* 55.9 (15.3) 60.7 (18.8) NS* 58.2 (17.2)
Mean HDL [mmol/L] 1.53 (0.51) 1.48 (0.37) NS* 1.45 (0.40) 1.57 (0.49) NS* 1.51 (0.44)
LDL/HDL 2.0 (0.8) 1.9 (0.7) NS* 2.0 (0.8) 1.8 (0.8) NS* 1.9 (0.8)
Mean triglycerides [mg/dL] 109.1 (77.5) 99.7 (42.0) NS* 115.7 (78.0) 92.7 (38.1) NS* 104.5 (62.7)
Mean triglycerides [mmol/L] 1.23 (0.88) 1.13 (0.47) NS* 1.31 (0.88) 1.05 (0.43) NS* 1.18 (0.71)
Mean Lp(a) [mg/dL] 56.9 (48.8) 56.1 (64.4) NS* 68.2 (67.9) 45.3 (41.8 ) NS* 56.5 (57.0)
Mean Lp(a) [mmol/L] 2.03 (1.74) 2.00 (2.30) NS* 2.43 (2.42) 1.62 (1.49) NS* 2.02 (2.03)

No differences were found between the LC and the no LC group, as well as between the red wine and the no red wine group in Student’s t tests, Wilcoxon-Mann–Whitney tests (indicated by *). Categorical values were tested with the Chi-square test or Fisher’s exact test.

Droste et al.

Droste et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:147   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-147

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