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Table 5 Comparison of lab results between the higher IR and lower IR groups (only variables considered statistically significant were listed)

From: Insulin resistance predicts progression of de novo atherosclerotic plaques in patients with coronary heart disease: a one-year follow-up study

Variables
At the follow-up visit
Higher IR group
(n = 71)
Lower IR group (n = 213) p value
BMI 27.69 ± 4.17 24.13 ± 2.65 <0.001
Prevalence of hypertension 60 (84.5%) 148 (70.0%) 0.013
Prevalence of diabetes 44 (62.0%) 72 (33.8%) <0.001
Fasting glucose 7.84 ± 1.80 5.30 ± 1.22 0.005
OGTT 10.51 ± 3.98 8.73 ± 3.43 0.002
Fasting insulin 39.36 ± 96.93 10.36 ± 9.56 0.002
Postrandial insulin 135.52 ± 148.57 68.41 ± 60.23 <0.001
Bonnet index 0.95 ± 0.84 0.67 ± 0.95 <0.001
HbA1c 6.79 ± 1.53 6.07 ± 0.78 <0.001
GFR 79.46 ± 28.19 70.38 ± 21.72 0.016
Triglycerides 2.09 ± 1.75 1.52 ± 1.01 0.002
hsCRP 8.54 ± 13.78 3.87 ± 7.45 0.005
  1. We divided the subjects into higher IR group and lower IR group based on the cutoff value, defined as the highest quartile of HOMA-IR from 366 participants and equaled to 3.458 in our study.