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Table 1 Clinical characteristics among the four subgroups stratified according to the CRP quartiles

From: Insulin resistance in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes is associated with C-reactive protein independent of abdominal obesity

Parameters Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Log CRP (mg/L) -0.426 ± 0.209 0.062 ± 0.103 * 0.434 ± 0.116 * † 0.781 ± 0.112 * † ‡
CRP (Media) 0.410 1.130 2.850 5.795
Age (years) 62.46 ± 13.46 64.08 ± 12.51 67.25 ± 11.17 * † 66.85 ± 10.56 *
Female/total 78/130 76/130 87/130 85/130
Duration (years) 7.58 ± 7.56 7.22 ± 6.99 6.65 ± 5.76 6.98 ± 6.48
BMI (kg/m2) 23.61 ± 3.14 24.47 ± 3.22 * 25.84 ± 3.22 * † 26.12 ± 3.92 * †
WC (cm) 82.20 ± 8.31 84.85 ± 9.28 * 88.45 ± 8.77 * † 86.92 ± 9.46 *
Systolic BP (mmHg) 130.93 ± 22.64 * 134.73 ± 23.86 140.39 ± 20.62 * † 142.74 ± 20.47 * †
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 77.16 ± 11.12 78.84 ± 10.56 81.84 ± 11.11* † 84.25 ± 10.18 * †
FBG (mg/dl) 144.90 ± 56.52 157.32 ± 63.18 153.00 ± 44.82 154.08 ± 51.48 ‡
PBG(mg/dl) 236.34 ± 100.98 269.10 ± 107.46 * 259.20 ± 93.60 278.10 ± 97.20 *
HbA1c (%) 6.91 ± 1.69 7.40 ± 1.87 * 7.29 ± 1.36 7.23 ± 1.44 ‡
BUN(mg/dl) 17.55 ± 5.45 16.43 ± 4.52 16.76 ± 4.35 17.27 ± 4.89
Cr (mg/dl) 0.89 ± 0.34 0.87 ± 0.22 0.88 ± 0.28 0.88 ± 0.27
UA (mg/dl) 5.01 ± 1.12 5.37 ± 1.37 * 5.54 ± 1.23 * 4.95 ± 1.21 † ‡
TC (mg/dl) 193.69 ± 35.95 209.15 ± 46.78 * 211.08 ± 49.10 * 210.31 ± 47.94*
TG (mg/dl) 138.25 ± 103.25 190.75 ± 168.00 * 196.00 ± 121.63 * 168.00 ± 86.63
LDL-C (mg/dl) 113.66 ± 25.90 124.49 ± 35.95 * 124.49 ± 38.66* 119.46 ± 35.95
HDL-C (mg/dl) 49.48 ± 13.53 45.62 ± 10.44 * 45.62 ± 11.98 * 50.26 ± 14.69 † ‡
Log HOMA-IR 0.457 ± 0.334 0.554 ± 0.355 * 0.636 ± 0.381 * 0.671 ± 0.343 * †
  1. Data were presented as mean ± S.D. except gender and CRP. One-way analysis of variance or Pearson's χ2-test.
  2. CRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; WC: waist circumference; Systolic BP: systolic blood pressure; Diastolic BP: diastolic blood pressure; FBG: fasting blood glucose; PBG: postprandial blood glucose; HbA1c: glycosylated haemoglobin; BUN: blood urea nitrogen; Cr: creatinine; UA: serum uric acid; TC: serum cholesterol; TG: serum triglycerides; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance;
  3. * Significantly different from Q1 subgroups (p < 0.05).
  4. † Significantly different from Q2 subgroups (p < 0.05).
  5. ‡ Significantly different from Q3 subgroups (p < 0.05).