TABLE 1

Characteristics of the subject group

CharacteristicArithmetic mean ± SDRange
Insulin sensitivity (GDR) [(mg · m−2 · min−1) · (μU · ml−1)]5.7 ± 2.92.32–10.10
BMI (kg/m2)29.8 ± 4.325.2–39.3
Waist-to-hip ratio0.967 ± 0.0720.862–1.087
Percent body fat26.3 ± 4.219.0–32.4
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)147.6 ± 28.9110–206
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)86.9 ± 11.374–110
Age (years)58.6 ± 9.040–69
  • GDR, glucose disposal rate.