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Table 1 Basal clinical characteristics of the studied groups.

From: Plasma interleukin 8 concentrations in obese subjects with impaired glucose tolerance.

  NGT group (n = 27) IGT group (n = 17) p value
Age (yr) 40.89 ± 11.76 42.41 ± 5.79 0.62
BMI (kg/m2) 33.62 ± 3.19 33.93 ± 3.99 0.78
WHR 0.89 ± 0.08 0.88 ± 0.05 0.81
Percent body fat 39.98 ± 10.05 39.00 ± 6.71 0.72
FM (kg) 41.17 ± 16.79 37.02 ± 10.42 0.37
FFM (kg) 58.72 ± 7.28 56.53 ± 7.13 0.33
  1. Data are presented as mean ± S.D. NGT, normal glucose tolerance; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance; BMI, body mass index; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio; FM, fat mass; FFM, fat-free mass