Characteristics of the participants in the case-control study.

<p>M/F: male/female. W/H ratio: waist/hip circumference. TG: triglycerides. SBP: systolic blood pressure. DBP: diastolic blood pressure. FPG: Fasting plasma glucose. Data are presented as mean ±SD. <i>P</i> from independent-sample <i>t</i> test except <i>P</i> for M/F from χ<sup>2</sup> test.</p>