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Table 3 Potential selected effect modifiers.

From: Association of cardiac and vascular changes with ambient PM2.5 in diabetic individuals

Clinical characteristics associated with insulin resistance
Body mass index (BMI) Cutpoint 30 kg/m2
Age Cutpoint 60 years
Glycosylated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Cutpoint 7%
Adiponectin-level in blood Cutpoint 3700 ng/ml
Clinical characteristics associated with oxidative stress
Myeloperoxidase (MPO)-level in blood Cutpoint 7 ng/ml
Ferritin-level in blood Cutpoint 60 ng/ml
Glutathione S-transferase M1 (GSTM1) null polymorphism Yes/No
Medication intake
Beta-adrenergic receptor (BB) Yes/No
Statins Yes/No
Aspirin Yes/No
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