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Table 1 Laboratory characteristics of the overall cohort (n = 162) and results of the comparative tests

From: TCF7L2 correlation in both insulin secretion and postprandial insulin sensitivity

Variable rs7903146 Mean SD N p
Age (years) CC 58.42 6.15 67 0.054
CT/TT 56.26 7.96 95
Age/diagnosis (years) CC 53.27 6.66 67 0.047*
CT/TT 50.88 8.47 94
BMI (kg/m2) CC 30.43 4.51 67 0.823
CT/TT 30.61 5.44 95
Waist (cm) CC 103.43 11.18 67 0.804
CT/TT 102.99 10.92 94
Neck (cm) CC 38.69 3.43 67 0.053
CT/TT 37.63 3.34 93
N/T ratio CC 0.67 0.08 67 0.008*
CT/TT 0.64 0.07 93
Blood glucose (ng/dL) CC 146.69 59.48 61 0.988
CT/TT 146.84 58.63 91
HbA1c (%) CC 7.57 1.70 61 0.943
CT/TT 7.59 1.78 87
HDL (mg/dL) CC 46.48 10.88 60 0.041*
CT/TT 50.89 13.87 87
Uric acid (mg/dL) CC 5.93 1.78 53 0.017*
CT/TT 5.23 1.40 83
Insulin (µIU/mL) CC 17.65 12.13 63 0.099
CT/TT 14.55 10.80 90
C-peptide (ng/mL) CC 3.47 1.65 63 0.015*
CT/TT 2.87 1.36 93
  1. All analyses were performed with Student’s t test, with the exception of the comparison of C-peptide levels, which was assessed with the Mann–Whitney test
  2. SD standard deviation; BMI body mass index; N/T ratio neck-to-thigh ratio; HbA1c glycosylated hemoglobin
  3. *p < 0.05