TABLE 1

Anthropometric and metabolic characteristics of the different glucose-intolerant groups

NGTIFGIGTCGINGT vs. IFGNGT vs. IGTNGT vs. CGIIFG vs. IGT
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Age (years)*46 ± 1149 ± 1149 ± 1151 ± 12
Sex (male/female)37/8017/1523/7021/560.020.003
BMI (kg/m2)*30.7 ± 6.932.6 ± 732.2 ± 5.634.7 ± 7.00.0007
Waist (cm)*98.2 ± 20100.5 ± 15.3100.9 ± 13.6106.5 ± 14.00.008
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)*170 ± 38193 ± 38174 ± 37177 ± 400.0010.007
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)42.5 ± 1240 ± 1241 ± 1140 ± 13
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)107 ± 31124 ± 33109 ± 31110 ± 370.0030.009
Triglycerides (mg/dl)*102 ± 60141 ± 86118 ± 63134 ± 860.0020.040.0020.05
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)89 ± 10106 ± 492 ± 5107 ± 6<0.00010.007<0.0001<0.0001
2-h glucose (mg/dl)114 ± 18119 ± 14162 ± 15165 ± 17<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
Fasting insulin (μU/ml)*12 ± 916 ± 1814 ± 917 ± 100.030.050.0003
2-h insulin (μU/ml)83 ± 5571 ± 60128 ± 91132 ± 105<0.0001<0.00010.0007
  • Data are means ±SD.

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    * P < 0.01;

  • P < 0.0001 by ANOVA, indicating that the means of the four groups are significantly different.