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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical profile of the study population

From: ANGPTL8/Betatrophin R59W variant is associated with higher glucose level in non-diabetic Arabs living in Kuwaits

Variables Participants (n = 283)
Age (years) 41.39 ± 10.77
Male (%) 156 (55.8 %)
BMI (kg/m2) 31.49 ± 6.84
Waist/hip 0.90 ± 0.14
FBG (mmol/l) 5.00 ± 0.57
HBA1C (%) 5.37 ± 0.66
Insulin (mU/L) 9.02 ± 5.32
HOMAIR 2.04 ± 1.39
TRIG (mmol/l) 1.51 ± 0.80
HDL (mmol/l) 1.15 ± 0.37
LDL (mmol/l) 3.40 ± 1.00
Betatrophin ng/mL 808.82 (192.9–9305.56)
Rs.892066 (%)  
 CC 188 (66.4 %)
 CG 85 (30 %)
 GG 10 (0.3.6 %)
Rs2278426 (%)  
 (R59W)  
  CC 248 (87.6 %)
  CT 35 (12.4 %)
  1. Results are reported as Mean ± SD except for non-normally distributed betatrophin that are presented as Median (range)