Table 1.

Age/study-standardized baseline characteristics according to quintiles of inflammatory plasma markers among controls

CRP, mg/LIL-6, pg/mLTNF-αR2, mg/mL
CharacteristicQ1Q3Q5Q1Q3Q5Q1Q3Q5
Age at blood draw, y60.962.663.359.063.064.659.862.465.5
Men, %49.632.517.040.331.132.748.829.011.8
Race, %
 White88.594.094.789.993.591.683.393.796.1
 Black3.41.83.03.62.72.24.22.01.9
 Other8.24.22.36.53.86.212.54.32.1
BMI, kg/m223.725.927.623.725.827.525.126.226.8
Physical activity, MET-hour/week20.622.117.520.419.017.224.118.317.0
Cigarette smoking, %
 Never47.442.342.945.745.440.443.444.146.8
 Past41.544.842.246.043.338.645.743.435.8
 Current10.012.514.36.410.720.711.011.116.8
 Missing1.10.40.61.80.60.30.01.50.6
History of diabetes mellitus, %0.93.65.61.12.55.11.73.33.2
Regular multivitamin use, %38.342.235.437.642.233.935.937.941.5
Fasting time, hours10.510.410.110.210.610.310.210.510.7
Plasma 25(OH)D, nmol/L63.666.660.766.266.460.966.465.462.8
Plasma C-peptide, ng/mL1.72.22.41.82.22.71.82.02.6