TABLE 4

Body fat distribution and fasting plasma leptin concentrations in a subgroup of LIS and LIR subjects matched for SCF area and gender (14 men/24 women)

LISLIR
n3838
Age (years)49.6 ± 8.553.2 ± 12.0
BMI (kg/m2)24.1 ± 1.723.6 ± 1.7
SI (× 10−5 min−1 · [pmol/l]−1)10.5 ± 3.85.2 ± 1.3*
SCF area (cm2)157 ± 52160 ± 52
Waist-to-hip ratio0.79 ± 0.080.80 ± 0.09
IAF area (cm2)56 ± 2973 ± 39
Insulin (pmol/l)42.6 ± 19.253.4 ± 24.6
Leptin (ng/ml)8.8 ± 7.19.2 ± 5.9
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.05.