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Table 1 Characteristics and glucose tolerance of the studied groups

From: Oxidized low density lipoprotein and total antioxidant capacity in type-2 diabetic and impaired glucose tolerance Saudi men

  Control IGT Type2 DM p a p b
n = 125 n = 77 n = 72
Age (Years) 34 ± 9 39 ± 10 42 ± 9 < 0.001 < 0.001
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 28.3 ± 4.9 31.1 ± 5.1 30.2 ± 5.1 < 0.001 < 0.01
SBP (mmHg) 124 ± 15 129 ± 12 136 ± 13 < 0.05 < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 82 ± 11 83 ± 8 89 ± 11 NS < 0.001
FBS (mg/dl.) 91 ± 10 116 ± 21 193 ± 65 < 0.001 < 0.001
2hrPP BS (mg/dl.) 109 ± 18 167 ± 19 298 ± 79 < 0.001 < 0.001
HbA1c% 5.0 ± 0.6 6.7 ± 1.2 8.5 ± 2.1 < 0.001 < 0.001
HbA1c mmol/mol 31.1 ± 7.1 49.7 ± 12.8 69.4 ± 22.5 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD.
  2. pa: p value when control group was compared to IGT group.
  3. Pb: p value when control group was compared to Type2 DM group.
  4. NS: not significant.
  5. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, FBS Fasting blood sugar, 2hrPP Two hour post-prandial blood sugar.