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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Lipidomic analysis of human plasma reveals ether-linked lipids that are elevated in morbidly obese humans compared to lean

  Control Obese
  n = 13 n = 15
  (F = 11, M = 2) (F = 10, M = 5)
Age (yr) 42 44
Height (in) 65 ± 3 67 ± 3
Weight (kg) 71 ± 14 142 ± 33 *
BMI (kg/m2) 25.76 ± 4.39 49.87 ± 11.27 *
BMI min 20 41
BMI max 31 87
HbA1C (% of total) 5.15 ± 0.10 6.41 ± 0.35 *
Current smokers 2 1
Former smokers 4 11
Statins 2 1
Anti-Hypertensives 2 6
Hypoglycemics 0 4
Anti-anxiety and anti-depressants 4 5
  1. * = p < 0.01 compared to control. Data are presented as Mean ± SE.