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Table. 1.

Clinical characteristics of participants included in the cohort

Variable Non-progression (n=143) Progression (n=166) p-value p-value*
Age (yr) 62.47±8.22 62.88±6.17 0.624 -
Sex, female 110 (76.9) 147 (88.6) 0.006 0.007
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.33±3.26 26.74±3.21 <0.001 <0.001
Smoking, ever/current 26 (18.2) 19 (11.4) 0.094 0.087
Drinking, ever/current 53 (37.1) 48 (28.9) 0.128 0.134
Diabetes 34 (24.3) 31 (18.9) 0.254 0.234
Hypertension 70 (49.0) 95 (57.2) 0.146 0.162
Metabolic syndrome 88 (62.0) 129 (77.7) 0.003 0.003

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation or number (%). *Age-adjusted.

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