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Table 1 Shows sample sizes, distributions of age, gender, comorbidities, HbA1c/hyperglycemia, BMI, hepatic profile, lipid profile, and medication use of the patient and control groups

From: Study on inflammation-related genes and microRNAs, with special emphasis on the vascular repair factor HGF and miR-574-3p, in monocytes and serum of patients with T2D

 

HC

T2D

HC vs. T2D

p value

Group size n

44

64

 

Age mean (range)

53 (32–87)

61 (37–85)

0.00**

BMI mean (range) %

28.7 (23–42)

29.5 (22–49)

0.471

 Normal

18.2 %

16.1 %

 Overweight

45.5 %

40.3 %

 Obese

36.4 %

43.5 %

Gender

 Female n (%)

31 (70.5 %)

40 (62.5 %)

NA

 Male n (%)

13 (29.5 %)

24 (37.5 %)

NA

Glucose state

 Fasting glucose mg/dL, mean (range) %

88 (60.9–180.5)

146 (59–397)

0.00**

  Normal

88.6 %

45.3 %

  High

11.4 %

54.7 %

 HbA1C, mean (range) %

5.6 (3.9–6.9)

7.0 (3.2–12.5)

0.00**

  Normal

81.8 %

35.7 %

  High

18.25 %

62.5 %

Lipid profile

 Total cholesterol mg/dL, mean (range) %

237 (131–328)

237 (143–465)

0.99

  Normal

31.8 %

37.5 %

  High

68.2 %

62.5 %

 TG mean mg/dL, mean (range) %

194 (85–547)

205 (76–628)

0.56

  Normal

63.6 %

60.9 %

  High

36.4 %

39.1 %

 HDL mean mg/dL, mean (range) %

43 (27–87)

43 (17–85)

0.81

  Normal

54.5 %

57.8 %

  High

45.5 %

42.2 %

 LDL mg/dL, mean (range) %

158 (78–266)

158 (77–395)

0.95

  Normal

50 %

56.3 %

  High

50 %

43.8 %

Hepatic profile

 ASAT mean mg/dL, mean (range) %

41.3 (19–95)

33.3 (6.0–78)

0.01*

  Normal

48.7 %

70.8 %

  High

51.3 %

29.2 %

 ALAT mean mg/dL, mean (range) %

44.7 (10–135)

38.8 (7.0–131)

0.252

  Normal

47.4 %

64.6 %

  High

52.6 %

35.4 %

Medication

 Metformin

0 %

44.6 %

 

 Insulin

0 %

9.2 %

 

 Both medications

0 %

15.4 %

 

 Any anti-diabetic medication

100 %

30.8 %

 

 Statins (%)

0 %

0 %

 
  1. Level of total cholesterol (TC) more than 200 mg/dL, triglycerides (TG) more than 200 mg/dL, high-density cholesterol fraction (HDL) <45 mg/dL in women, <40 mg/dL in men and low-density cholesterol fraction (LDL) more than 130 mg/dL was used for the identification of abnormal values
  2. Values in italics denote a significant difference between two groups
  3. * p 0.01; ** p 0.001