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Table 4 Concentrations of total and HMWA in patients with and without insulin resistance

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

  Total adiponectin
(μg/ml)
P HMWA
(μg/ml)
P
HOMA-IR     
All (n = 269)     
Insulin resistance (n = 100) 7.05 [3.70] < 0.001 3.70 [2.90] < 0.001
No insulin resistance (n = 169) 8.96 [4.78]   5.30 [4.50]  
Men (n = 101)     
Insulin resistance (n = 42) 6.20 [3.15] 0.049 3.15 [2.43] 0.046
No insulin resistance (n = 59) 7.34 [2.65]   3.80 [2.80]  
Women (n = 168)     
Insulin resistance (n = 58) 8.73 [3.66] < 0.001 4.70 [3.35] < 0.001
No insulin resistance (n = 110) 10.76 [5.36]   6.45 [4.58]  
Triglyceride/HDL-cholesterol     
All (n = 269) 7.33 [3.51] < 0.001 3.90 [3.08] < 0.001
Insulin resistance (n = 156) 9.90 [4.84]   5.90 [4.20]  
No insulin resistance (n = 113)     
Men (n = 101) 6.70 [3.03] 0.024 3.20 [2.15] 0.004
Insulin resistance (n = 78) 8.17 [2.98]   5.10 [4.40]  
No insulin resistance (n = 23)     
Women (n = 168) 8.70 [4.44] < 0.001 4.75 [4.45] < 0.001
Insulin resistance (n = 78) 10.85 [4.73]   6.40 [4.43]  
No insulin resistance (n = 90)     
HOMA2%S     
All (n = 269)     
Insulin resistance (n = 123) 7.97 [3.74] < 0.001 4.20 [3.23] < 0.001
No insulin resistance (n = 146) 8.70 [4.74]   4.95 [4.58]  
Men (n = 101)     
Insulin resistance (n = 47) 6.61 [3.28] 0.115 3.20 [2.80] 0.240
No insulin resistance (n = 54) 7.33 [2.71]   3.55 [2.63]  
Women (n = 168)     
Insulin resistance (n = 76) 9.01 [4.62] 0.001 4.90 [3.70] <0.001
No insulin resistance (n = 92) 10.76 [5.15]   6.55 [4.63]  
  1. Values are medians [IQR]. Number of subjects in each group is indicated in parentheses.