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Table 2 Mann-Whitney Test for non-parametric variables, according to presence of overweight (n = 74) or insulin resistance (n = 18)

From: Comparison of adipokines in a cross-sectional study with healthy overweight, insulin-sensitive and healthy lean, insulin-resistant subjects, assisted by a family doctor primary care program

  OW(+)IR(−) (mean-rank) OW(−)IR(+) (mean-rank) P value
Age 49.88 32.61 0.014
Circumference
Waist 53.05 19.58 <0.001
Abdominal 52.72 20.94 <0.001
Glycated hemoglobin 43.86 54.67 0.120
Cytokines
 C reactive protein 47.80 41.17 0.345
 MCP-1a 43.34 59.50 0.021
 IL-6b 43.42 59.17 0.025
 Resistin 44.95 52.89 0.258
 Adiponectin 43.95 56.97 0.063
 PAI-1c 46.41 46.86 0.949
  1. aMacrophage Chemoattractant Protein-1
  2. b Interleukin-6
  3. c Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1
  4. Variables wtih p values <0.150 were selected for logistic binary modeling
  5. Statistical significance was considered as p < 0.05 (in italics)