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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Total and high molecular weight adiponectin have similar utility for the identification of insulin resistance

  Total
(n = 269)
Men
(n = 101)
Women
(n = 168)
P
Age (yr) 40.1 ± 9.49 40.5 ± 10.15 39.9 ± 9.42 0.582
Systolic pressure (mmHg) 111.1 ± 15.13 115.2 ± 15.00 108.5 ± 14.30 0.001
Diastolic pressure (mmHg) 74.5 ± 11.55 77.7 ± 9.98 72.6 ± 11.84 < 0.001
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 27.7 ± 4.26 27.7 ± 3.81 27.7 ± 4.72 0.465
Glucose (mmol/liter) 4.92 ± 1.00 4.93 ± 0.58 4.91 ± 1.30 0.088
Triglycerides (mmol/liter) 1.46 [0.77] 1.61 [0.94] 1.37 [0.81] < 0.001
Cholesterol (mmol/liter) 5.20 [1.42] 5.12 [1.61] 5.21 [1.44] 0.987
HDL-c (mmol/liter) 1.16 [0.36] 1.01 [0.28] 1.21 [0.44] < 0.001
LDL-c (mmol/liter) 3.34 [1.08] 3.36 [1.20] 3.32 [1.05] 0.850
Insulin (pmol/liter) 65.28 [40.97] 68.75 [45.83] 63.19 [39.44] 0.180
  1. Values are means ± SD, or median [IQR]. Number of subjects in each group is indicated in parentheses.