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Table 2 Characteristics of the study subjects according to the IR status (measured in terms of the HOMA value)

From: Waist circumference and insulin resistance: a community based cross sectional study on reproductive aged Iranian women

  With IR Without IR P-value
  (n = 192) (n = 715)  
Age (Year) 34.9 ± 7.4 34.2 ± 7.7 0.256
Glucose (mg/dL) 106 ± 39 84.2 ± 18.2 < 0.001
Insulin (UI/mL) 19.1 ± 15.5 6.3 ± 2.7 < 0.001
HOMA 5.1 ± 5.1 1.29 ± 0.6 < 0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 200 ± 47 180 ± 39 < 0.001
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 120 ± 41 109 ± 33 < 0.001
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 39.5 ± 14.2 46.5 ± 12.2 < 0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 201 ± 150 126 ± 70 < 0.001
Weight (kg) 74.4 ± 13.7 65.5 ± 11.8 < 0.001
Height (m) 158 ± 5 159 ± 6 0.799
BMI (kg/m2) 29.7 ± 5.6 26.1 ± 4.6 < 0.001
Waist (cm) 91.7 ± 12 83.1 ± 11.6 < 0.001
Hip (cm) 110 ± 12 103 ± 11 < 0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 111 ± 14 108 ± 14 0.002
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 70.4 ± 11.4 68.9 ± 10.9 0.087
  1. Values are means ± SD.