Table 4—

Differences of the shape index by sex, glucose tolerance, and family history of diabetes

Shape indexPResiduals*P
Glucose tolerance
 NGT−0.233 ± 0.053<0.0001−0.055 ± 0.0450.0009
 IGT−0.902 ± 0.2000.403 ± 0.163
Sex
 Male−0.587 ± 0.087<0.0001−0.188 ± 0.0570.0009
 Female−0.141 ± 0.0650.118 ± 0.070
Family history of diabetes
 non-first degree−0.206 ± 0.0700.12−0.035 ± 0.0610.16
 first degree−0.372 ± 0.0830.094 ± 0.070
  • Data are means ± SEM.

  • *

    * Residuals from linear regression curve, shape index against glucoseAUC (for illustration see fig. 1).