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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study participants according to gender

From: The relationship between the regional abdominal adipose tissue distribution and the serum uric acid levels in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Clinical characteristics Total (n = 699) Male (n = 310) Female (n = 389) P value
Age, years 55 ± 14 51 ± 13 58 ± 14 < 0.001
BMI, kg/m2 25.2 ± 3.9 24.6 ± 3.5 25.5 ± 4.2 0.003
Total fat area, Cm2 283 ± 125 245 ± 118 314 ± 121 < 0.001
Visceral fat area, Cm2 122 ± 61 125 ± 66 121 ± 58 0.411
Subcutaneous fat area, Cm2 161 ± 83 122 ± 66 191 ± 82 < 0.001
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 131 ± 17 132 ± 17 131 ± 16 0.719
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 79 ± 11 79 ± 12 79 ± 10 0.591
Duration of diabetes, months 69 ± 87 50 ± 73 84 ± 94 < 0.001
Serum uric acid, mg/dL 4.6 ± 1.5 5.1 ± 1.5 4.2 ± 1.5 < 0.001
Hyperuricemia, n (%) 95 (14) 77 (25) 18 (5) < 0.001
Serum creatinine, mg/dL 0.9 ± 0.5 1.0 ± 0.4 0.9 ± 0.3 0.225
Estimated GFR, ml/min/1.73 m2 94.4 ± 27.6 95.8 ± 23.1 93.3 ± 30.7 0.243
Hemoglobin, g/dL 13.4 ± 1.9 14.5 ± 2.0 12.6 ± 1.4 < 0.001
Serum albumin, g/dL 4.3 ± 0.5 4.4 ± 0.5 4.3 ± 0.5 < 0.001
Serum total cholesterol, mg/dL 189 ± 45 185 ± 44 192 ± 46 0.048
Serum triglyceride, mg/dL 170 ± 112 181 ± 128 160 ± 95 0.020
Serum HDL, mg/dL 51 ± 15 48 ± 15 53 ± 15 < 0.001
Urinary albumin excretion rate, μg/min 7.1 (4.2-18.7) 7.0 (4.3-19.6) 7.2 (4.1-17.6) 0.785
Hemoglobin A1c 9.0 ± 2.4 9.2 ± 2.5 8.9 ± 2.3 0.100
HOMA-IR 2.5 (1.6-3.9) 2.1 (1.4-3.3) 2.7 (1.8-4.6) < 0.001
Lipoprotein (a), (IU/L) 170 (50-389) 148 (34-351) 148 (59-402) 0.065
hs-CRP, mg/dL 0.2 (0.1-0.7) 0.2 (0.1-0.9) 0.2 (0.1-0.7) 0.815
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SDs, medians (interquartile range) or n(%).