TABLE 1

Subject characteristics

Normal-fat mealHigh-fat meal
n129
PCOS43
Age34 ± 2 (20–43)36 ± 2 (24–44)
Weight (kg)91.6 ± 6.1 (65–125)90.2 ± 7.8 (52–118)
BMI (kg/m2)32.1 ± 1.9 (23.6–41)33.4 ± 2.4 (20–42)
Body fat (%)47.2 ± 1.9 (32.7–55)44.4 ± 3.5 (22.9–56)
UBSQ (kg)22 ± 1.7 (11.9–29.6)21.3 ± 3 (6.1–30.4)
LBSQ (kg)14.2 ± 1.4 (6.5–23.5)14.9 ± 2.1 (4.9–25.1)
Visceral fat (kg)3.8 ± 0.7 (1.2–7.6)2.6 ± 0.5 (0.8–5.5)
Fat cell lipid (μg/cell)
    UBSQ0.65 ± 0.08 (0.35–1.28)0.66 ± 0.08 (0.24–0.92)
    LBSQ0.76 ± 0.07 (0.39–1.22)0.74 ± 0.06 (0.44–0.93)
    Visceral0.36 ± 0.07 (0.11–0.86)0.33 ± 0.06 (0.12–0.6)
Glucose (mg/dl)92 ± 1 (84–99)100 ± 7 (79–151)
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)190 ± 8 (146–237)176 ± 9 (131–214)
Triglycerides (mg/dl)161 ± 29 (38–395)128 ± 21 (57–260)
  • Data are means ± SE (range).