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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical characteristics of the obese patients

From: New association of bone morphogenetic protein 4 concentrations with fat distribution in obesity and Exenatide intervention on it

Parameters All patients (N = 69) Males (N = 39) Females (N = 30)
Years old 43.71 ± 12.72 44.05 ± 13.19 43.25 ± 12.47
BMP-4(pg/mL) 763.98 ± 324.11 727.83 ± 316.48 813.85 ± 333.41
BMI(kg/m2) 33.64 ± 5.17 32.69 ± 5.12 34.91 ± 5.04
Weight(kg) 96.16 ± 15.80 98.36 ± 15.11 93.20 ± 16.49
NC(cm) 40.56 ± 3.61 41.97 ± 2.72* 38.64 ± 3.83
WC(cm) 107.21 ± 9.64 107.08 ± 9.17 107.40 ± 10.51
HC(cm) 110.46 ± 10.76 108.80 ± 9.09 112.80 ± 12.55
WHR 0.97 ± 0.05 0.98 ± 0.05* 0.95 ± 0.05
SBP(mmHg) 136.86 ± 15.10 139.11 ± 13.58 133.78 ± 16.85
DBP(mmHg) 85.22 ± 10.16 86.19 ± 10.01 83.89 ± 10.50
ALT(U/L) 34.37 ± 14.13 34.24 ± 12.43 34.53 ± 16.18
AST(U/L) 25.64 ± 9.89 24.79 ± 9.33 26.60 ± 10.56
FPG(mmol/L) 8.60 ± 3.78 8.06 ± 3.86 9.24 ± 3.63
FINS(uU/mL) 25.63 ± 13.19 23.10 ± 11.43 29.28 ± 14.87
C-peptide(ng/mL) 3.71 ± 1.19 3.66 ± 1.40 3.78 ± 0.84
HOMA-IR 10.09 ± 9.79 7.65 ± 5.06* 13.26 ± 13.16
HbA1C % 7.27 ± 1.56 7.23 ± 1.70 7.32 ± 1.40
TC(mmol/L) 5.66 ± 1.13 5.68 ± 1.14 5.62 ± 1.14
TG(mmol/L) 3.05 ± 2.68 3.42 ± 3.08 2.57 ± 2.02
HDL-C(mmol/L) 1.17 ± 0.27 1.06 ± 0.18** 1.31 ± 0.30
LDL-C(mmol/L) 3.30 ± 0.90 3.34 ± 0.76 3.24 ± 1.06
CRP(mg/L) 3.47 ± 4.11 2.72 ± 3.20 4.58 ± 5.03
FFA(mmol/L) 0.57 ± 0.18 0.53 ± 0.17* 0.64 ± 0.17
UA(umol/L) 403.14 ± 100.54 446.94 ± 95.43** 348.75 ± 78.68
FT3(pmol/L) 4.87 ± 0.51 5.10 ± 0.49** 4.56 ± 0.36
FT4(pmol/L) 16.00 ± 2.13 16.64 ± 2.18* 15.13 ± 1.75
TSH(mU/L) 2.03 ± 0.85 1.80 ± 0.74* 2.35 ± 0.90
%fat trunk/%fat Legs 1.29 ± 0.16 1.35 ± 0.12* 1.19 ± 0.16
Total fatmass(kg) 95.60 ± 15.27 98.07 ± 14.53 92.03 ± 16.02
Trunkfat% 41.49 ± 5.61 38.41 ± 4.62** 44.95 ± 3.54
Est. VAT Area(cm2) 226.07 ± 50.38 210.71 ± 44.20* 247.76 ± 51.80
Total fat% 38.11 ± 6.31 34.41 ± 4.62** 43.45 ± 4.25
Trunk fatmass(g) 20.30 ± 4.84 19.04 ± 4.68* 22.06 ± 4.64
Trunk/limb fat mass ratio 1.45 ± 0.25 1.50 ± 0.24 1.36 ± 0.24
  1. Student’s t-test was used. Compared to females, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.001