Table 2—

Plasma RBP4 levels in NGT, IGT, and type 2 diabetic groups

Plasma RBP4 concentrations (μg/ml)
P
NGT (n = 57)IGT (n = 48)Type 2 diabetes (n = 49)ANOVANGT vs. IGTNGT vs. type 2 diabetesIGT vs. type 2 diabetes
Total18.1 (9.3–30.5)18.9 (11.2–45.8)20.9 (9.9–48.5)0.0020.0230.00040.308
Male19.4 (10.7–30.5)22.5 (12.3–45.8)23.8 (13.4–48.5)0.0400.0670.0080.650
Female16.2 (9.3–28.2)18.0 (11.2–34.6)20.1 (9.9–31.5)0.0490.1660.0160.322
  • Data are median (range). Plasma RBP4 concentrations were log transformed before analysis.