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Table 1 Clinical Characteristics of 202 Japanese men by adiponectin levels

From: Association between lifestyle factors and plasma adiponectin levels in Japanese men

   Adiponectin Levels
  All < 4.0 μg/mL ≥ 4.0 μg/mL P *
N 202 77 125  
Adiponectin (μg/mL)     
Mean 4.9 ± 2.2 2.9 ± 0.8 6.1 ± 1.9 .000
Median (Min, Max) 4.5 (0.58, 15.30) 3.0 (0.58, 3.96) 5.7 (4.02, 15.30) .000
Age (years) 42.0 ± 10.3 42.3 ± 9.1 41.7 ± 11.0 .670
BMI (kg/m2) 23.6 ± 2.8 24.3 ± 2.9 23.2 ± 2.6 .005
SBP (mmHg) 126.0 ± 14.2 128.8 ± 16.2 124.2 ± 12.5 .035
DBP (mmHg) 75.7 ± 12.0 78.9 ± 13.4 73.7 ± 10.5 .004
Total chol. (mg/dL) 203.6 ± 36.0 212.1 ± 37.1 198.4 ± 34.5 .008
HDL chol. (mg/dL) 59.9 ± 14.2 55.3 ± 11.9 63.8 ± 14.7 .000
LDL chol. (mg/dL) 134.0 ± 34.2 139.5 ± 33.3 129.9 ± 34.5 .053
FBG (mg/dL) 89.7 ± 13.1 92.5 ± 16.9 88.0 ± 9.6 .000
Platelet (× 104 cells/μL) 23.6 ± 5.0 25.0 ± 5.5 22.6 ± 4.5 .002
  1. Data are shown in mean ± SD.
  2. * t-test
  3. †log transformed
  4. BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; FBG, Fasting plasma glucose