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Table 1 Baseline clinical and laboratory characteristics of study population and comparison between the groups

From: The relationship between epicardial fat thickness and gestational diabetes mellitus

Variables GDM group (n: 65) Control group (n: 64) p-value
Age (year) 29.7 ± 5.4 30.3 ± 4.4 0.651
Body mass index (kg/m2) 27.4 ± 3.4 26.3 ± 3.4 0.082
Heart rate (beats/minute) 89.3 ± 11.5 88. 9 ± 7.3 0.695
Mean systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 112.3 ± 12.8 112.6 ± 13.1 0.551
Mean diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 71.0 ± 9.7 69.7 ± 11.1 0.991
Serum glucose (mg/dL) 98.8 ± 14.8 89.1 ± 9.3 <0.001
Postprandial serum glucose (mg/dL) 192.4 ± 37.4 132.2 ± 8.7 <0.001
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 184 ± 116 168 ± 58.5 0.411
Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (mg/dL) 103.3 ± 36.7 105.3 ± 35.7 0.574
High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (mg/dL) 35.9 ± 7.6 36.2 ± 8.7 0.934
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 179.2 ± 40.6 177.4 ± 37.9 0.891
  1. Abbreviations: GDM Gestational diabetes mellitus.