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Table 1 Anthropometric, biochemical and hormonal measurement (means + SD) of controls and PCOS subjects

From: Regulation of circulating CTRP-2/CTRP-9 and GDF-8/GDF-15 by intralipids and insulin in healthy control and polycystic ovary syndrome women following chronic exercise training

Clinical Variables Control
(n = 9)
PCOS
(n = 10)
P-value
Age (years) 24.8 ± 6.3 28.2 ± 7.1 0.29
BMI (kg/m2) 25.4 ± 5.8 29.9 ± 5.4 0.09
Waist (cm) 79.6 ± 13.6 91.7 ± 12.7 0.06
Hip (cm) 99.1 ± 14.7 109.9 ± 11.8 0.09
WHR 0.8 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.1 0.24
SBP (mmHg) 117.3 ± 6.2 118.8 ± 10.2 0.71
DBP (mmHg) 74.2 ± 8.5 76.2 ± 7.8 0.60
Free androgen index 1.9 ± 2.1 6.6 ± 3.2 0.002
SHBG (nmol/L) 72.6 ± 29.8 26.0 ± 19.5 0.001
Testosterone (nmol/L) 0.9 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.6 0.12
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.6 ± 0.8 4.1 ± 0.7 0.14
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 0.8 ± 0.2 1.3 ± 0.8 0.08
HDL-c (mmol/L) 1.5 ± 0.5 1.3 ± 0.4 0.29
LDL-c (mmol/L) 2.7 ± 0.6 2.3 ± 0.5 0.17
ALT (IU/L) 17.3 ± 5.8 29.8 ± 13.9 0.03
FPG (mmol/L) 4.7 ± 0.6 4.7 ± 0.5 0.93
NEFA (μmol/L) 505.2 ± 180.2 482.9 ± 144.4 0.77
HOMA-IR 1.4 ± 0.8 2.7 ± 1.7 0.05
  1. Values are represented as means + SD
  2. BMI Body Mass Index, WHR Waist Hip ratio, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, SHBG Sex hormone binding globulin, TC Total cholesterol, LDL-c Low density lipoprotein cholesterol and HDL-c High density lipoprotein cholesterol and TG triglyceride, ALT alanine transferase, FPG fasting plasma glucose, NEFA non-esterified free fatty acids, HOMA-IR Homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance
  3. Student’s unpaired t-test was done between control and PCOS subjects
  4. P < 0.05 is considered to be statistically significant