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08 April 2022: Clinical Research

A Retrospective Study to Determine the Association Between Serum Albumin Levels and Atrial Fibrillation by Sex in 950 Patients from a Single Center in China

Xia Zhong 1ACDE , Huachen Jiao 2ADEG* , Dongsheng Zhao 1BCF , Jing Teng 1ADF , Mengqi Yang 1CF

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.935347

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e935347

Table 1 Baseline characteristics of AF group and controls.

VariableAF group (n=950)Control group (n=963)P value
Age, years68.61±10.3467.92±11.660.171
Male, n (%)479 (50.4)470 (48.8)0.480
CHD, n (%)840 (88.4)241 (25.0)*
Hypertension, n (%)638 (67.2)324 (33.6)*
Diabetes, n (%)280 (29.5)158 (16.4)*
TG, mmol/L1.07 [0.78–1.46]1.10 [0.81–1.55]0.029*
TC, mmol/L4.19±1.105.02±1.10*
LDL-C, mmol/L2.50±0.902.96±0.86*
HDL-C, mmol/L1.07±0.301.21±0.25*
ALT, U/L16.00 [12.00–24.00]17.00 [12.00–23.00]0.429
AST, U/L20.00 [16.00–25.00]18.00 [15.00–23.00]*
APOA1, g/L1.13±0.261.23±0.25*
APOB, g/L0.80±0.380.99±0.24*
Lp (a), mg/dL14.20 [6.80–29.70]14.60 [6.90–29.30]0.970
SCr, μmoI/L78.46±51.4764.77±26.54*
SUA, mg/dL5.71±1.915.21±1.50*
ALB, g/L38.05±4.6440.11±4.12*
Male, g/L37.96±4.7740.62±4.04*
Female, g/L38.14±4.5139.63±4.14*
Hypoproteinemia, n (%)211 (22.21)98 (10.17)*
Male112 (11.79)40 (4.15)*
Female99 (10.42)58 (6.02)*
Data are presented as mean±SD or n(%). AF – atrial fibrillation; CHD – coronary heart disease; AST – aspartate aminotransferase; ALT – alanine aminotransferase; APOA1 – serum apolipoprotein A1; APOB – serum apolipoprotein B; ALB – serum albumin; Lp (a) – lipoprotein (a); TG – triglyceride; TC – total cholesterol; LDL-C – low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C – high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; SCr – serum creatinine; SUA – serum uric acid.
* Statistically significant value (

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