TABLE 1

Characteristics of subjects used in the fasting glucose study

BCGPlymouth adultsExeter male subjectsExeter pregnant female subjectsPlymouth offspring
n (% males)626 (53)356 (52)781 (100755 (0)203 (51)
Age (years)25.0 ± 0.834.6 ± 5.332.7 ± 5.830.4 ± 5.14.9 ± 0.3
BMI (kg/m2)25.1 ± 4.726.5 ± 4.726.7 ± 3.827.9 ± 4.716.2 ± 1.9
FPG (mmol/l)4.60 ± 0.384.70 ± 0.434.68 ± 0.424.36 ± 0.384.31 ± 0.40
Fasting blood insulin (pmol/l)38.6 (29.4–55.2)56.7 (42.7–79.5)59.8 (40.0–67.0)58.8 (46.3–81.7)30.8 (18.9−42.7)
  • Data are means ± SD, means (interquartile range), or n (%).