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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: A54T polymorphism in the fatty acid binding protein 2 studies in a Saudi population with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  Controls (n = 460) T2DM (n = 438) p
Age (Years) 45.99 ± 7.77 53.5 ± 10.78 <0.0001
Weight (kg) 76.61 ± 14.52 77.37 ± 13.55 0.41
Height (cm) 161.25 ± 8.79 161.10 ± 9.30 0.80
Body mass index (kg/m2) 29.22 ± 5.58 29.9 ± 5.89 0.95
Sex: Male/Female (52.6%)/(47.4%) (56.8%)/(43.2%) 0.0002
SBP (mmHg) 114.80 ± 8.04 125.83 ± 9.96 <0.0001
DBP (mmHg) 75.81 ± 6.20 81.25 ± 4.82 0.0001
Waist (cms) 89.75 ± 14.19 95.3 ± 18.96 <0.0001
Hips (cms) 101.75 ± 14.72 99.64 ± 16.52 0.61
FBS (mmol/L) 5.23 ± 0.61 12.92 ± 4.60 <0.0001
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.62 ± 0.86 2.24 ± 1.62 <0.0001
Cholesterol (mmol/L ) 5.04 ± 0.96 5.61 ± 1.26 <0.0001
HDL-C (mmol/L ) 0.64 ± 0.23 0.84 ± 0.37 <0.0001
LDL-C (mmol/L) 3.66 ± 0.85 3.76 ± 1.05 0.0008
Glucose (mmol/L) 5.7 ± 1.2 9.4 ± 1.5 0.0002
Insulin (μU/mL) 12.5 ± 1.8 16.2 ± 2.2 0.0002
HOMA-IR 3.15 ± 1.9 6.8 ± 2.4 0.00008
  1. Note: Data represented as mean ± SD for continuous variables, pValues for independent t-test are given. A p-value significant at <0.05. NA, Not Analyzed/Not Applicable.