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Table 1 Demographic data for the different elderly groups

From: Association of complete blood cell counts with metabolic syndrome in an elderly population

  Young-old Old-old Oldest-old P value
Male
n 7648 1963 121  
Age (years) 68.7 ± 2.8 77.8 ± 2.5 87.0 ± 2.2 <0.001
WC (cm) 85.1 ± 9.1 84.9 ± 9.6 84.6 ± 10.1 0.492
BMI (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 3.1 23.2 ± 3.2 22.8 ± 3.2 <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 135.6 ± 20.3 139.3 ± 20.2 139.5 ± 22.4 <0.001
DBP (mmHg) 77.3 ± 11.7 75.2 ± 11.9 73.4 ± 12.9 <0.001
FPG (mg/dl) 109.8 ± 32.5 110.4 ± 32.1 105.5 ± 17.9 0.238
TC (mg/dl) 199.8 ± 36.4 194.3 ± 35.4 190.8 ± 35.0 <0.001
HDL-C (mg/dl) 49.3 ± 13.9 50.4 ± 14.7 51.7 ± 16.0 0.003
LDL-C (mg/dl) 125.0 ± 32.7 119.3 ± 31.3 116.9 ± 30.2 <0.001
TG (mg/dl) 127.7 ± 68.1 123.1 ± 65.3 110.9 ± 50.6 0.001
LogTg 2.1 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.2 <0.001
WBC (x103/uL) 6.5 ± 1.8 6.5 ± 1.9 6.7 ± 1.8 0.461
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 14.7 ± 1.3 14.3 ± 1.4 13.8 ± 1.6 <0.001
Platelet (x103/uL) 213.1 ± 55.7 202.9 ± 57.0 197.6 ± 52.5 <0.001
Female
n 7521 1573 81  
Age (years) 68.5 ± 2.7 77.8 ± 2.6 86.8 ± 2.0 <0.001
WC (cm) 80.1 ± 8.9 82.1 ± 9.6 83.5 ± 9.1 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 24.5 ± 3.6 24.0 ± 3.7 23.5 ± 4.0 <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 139.9 ± 20.8 145.9 ± 21.2 149.5 ± 19.4 <0.001
DBP (mmHg) 76.8 ± 11.8 76.2 ± 12.3 76.8 ± 11.5 0.230
FPG (mg/dl) 110.0 ± 33.5 110.1 ± 29.6 109.4 ± 26.7 0.976
TC (mg/dl) 214.3 ± 38.5 210.5 ± 36.9 212.7 ± 42.4 0.002
HDL-C (mg/dl) 57.0 ± 15.1 57.0 ± 15.8 56.8 ± 16.6 0.976
LDL-C (mg/dl) 129.6 ± 34.5 125.8 ± 32.5 127.3 ± 37.6 <0.001
TG (mg/dl) 138.2 ± 69.2 139.5 ± 68.5 143.0 ± 65.9 0.668
LogTg 2.1 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.2 0.381
WBC (x103/uL) 6.2 ± 1.7 6.3 ± 1.8 6.7 ± 2.0 0.002
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 13.3 ± 1.1 13.0 ± 1.3 12.9 ± 1.3 <0.001
Platelet (x103/uL) 231.2 ± 56.5 226.2 ± 59.4 213.1 ± 59.4 <0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FPG fasting plasma glucose, TC total cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglyceride, LogTG log transformed triglyceride, WBC white blood cell count
  2. Data are shown as mean ± SD
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