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Table 1 Basic characteristics of all the subjects

From: Serum retinol binding protein 4 is negatively related to estrogen in Chinese women with obesity: a cross-sectional study

  Non-obese (n = 45) Obese (n = 42) P value
Age (year) 41.18 (16.07) 39.19 (15.08) 0.554
BMI (kg/m2) 22.69 (3.68) 34.79 (4.99) <0.001
Waist (cm) 82.49 (10.55) 110.48 (14.53) <0.001
Hip (cm) 94.09 (7.18) 116.65 (10.69) <0.001
WHR (cm/cm) 0.88 (0.08) 0.95 (0.08) <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 118.00 (16.67) 129.76 (16.7) 0.002
DBP (mmHg) 75.52 (8.55) 81.95 (11.92) 0.005
TC(mmol/L) 4.35 (0.94) 4.54 (0.83) 0.326
TG (mmol/L) 1.23 (0.70) 1.70 (0.90) 0.008
HDL-c (mmol/L) 1.27 (0.40) 1.02 (0.25) 0.001
LDL-c (mmol/L) 2.53 (0.81) 2.76 (0.70) 0.155
LH (mIU/mL) 8.00 (0.30–59.70) 5.70 (0.30–59.70) 0.018
FSH (mIU/mL) 5.60 (0.10–114.30) 5.30 (0.20–69.7) 0.046
PRL(mIU/mL) 380.60 (23.60–9544.00) 381.65 (10.40–2042.00) 0.562
E2 (pmol/L) 114.70 (22.20–617.60) 135.80 (37.20–859.90) 0.661
PROG (nmol/L) 1.40 (0.10–37.55) 1.40 (0.20–21.27) 0.733
TESTO (nmol/L) 0.99 (0.10–23.50) 1.78 (0.30–25.90) 0.510
DHEA (umol/L) 2.85 (0.40–16.70) 4.20 (1.20–18.50) 0.071
Fasting insulin (mU/L) 9.50 (5.00–57.20) 15.50 (3.60–60.50) 0.295
Serum RBP4 (μg/ml) 30.07 (7.83) 33.07 (7.06) 0.064
  1. Data are presented as means(S.D) or median (range)
  2. BMI body-mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, WHR waist-to-hip ratio, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, HDL-c high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-c low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LH luteinizing hormone, FSH folliclestimulating hormone, PRL prolactin, E2 estradiol, PROG progesterone, TESTO testosterone, DHEA dehydroepiandrosterone, RBP4 retinol binding protein 4