β-Cell Function Across the Spectrum of Glucose Tolerance in Obese Youth

TABLE 1

Demographic and anthropometric features of the study subjects

NGT IGT Type 2 diabetes P value
n (M/F) 30 (12/18) 22 (10/12) 10 (4/6) 0.92
Ethnicity (AA/C/H) 6/8/16 7/9/6 5/3/2 0.144
Age (years) 13.8 ± 0.5 13.1 ± 0.6 15.0 ± 0.8 <0.05
Height (cm) 160 ± 2 159 ± 2 166 ± 4 0.25
Weight (kg) 99.6 ± 4 95 ± 6 106 ± 6 0.47
BMI (kg/m2) 38.0 ± 1.1 37.2 ± 1.6 38.3 ± 1.3 0.78
Percent body fat 41.3 ± 1.1 41.3 ± 1.4 38.7 ± 1.9 0.27
  • Data are means ± SE. AA, African American; C, Caucasian; H, Hispanic.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 54 no. 6 1735-1743