Table 2—

Baseline characteristics of the glucose tolerance groups by sex

Total study populationDiabetesP*IGTP*P*
Age (years)
 Male50.5 (10.8)56.0 (9.3)<0.00159.9 (12.6)0.0010.10
 Female50.0 (11.4)54.4 (10.6)0.01557.1 (13.1)0.0010.03
BMI (kg/m2)
 Male26.4 (4.6)27.9 (4.8)0.02628.3 (7.1)0.0090.07
 Female27.0 (5.6)31.2 (7.1)0.00129.3 (6.0)0.0010.16
WHR
 Male0.94 (0.07)0.99 (0.08)0.0040.98 (0.06)0.0010.02
 Female0.90 (0.09)0.96 (0.08)0.0010.95 (0.09)0.0010.37
  • Data are means (SD).

  • *

    * Compared with normal glucose tolerance;

  • comparison between IGT and diabetes.