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Table 2 The table shows the serum parameter analyses to triglyceride, cholesterol, high-density (HDL), low-density (LDL) and very-low density (VLDL) cholesterol, uric and free fat acids plasma levels from the lean (LS) group, compared with the obese subgroup subjects

From: Association between prehypertension, metabolic and inflammatory markers, decreased adiponectin and enhanced insulinemia in obese subjects

  Control n Norminsulinemic n Hyperinsulinemic n P P1 P2 P3
  (LS)   (NI)   (HI)    LSvs. NI LSvs. HI NIvs. HI
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 169.33 ± 40.08 12 186.64 ± 27.07 14 184.55 ± 15.97 11 ns 0.045 ns ns
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 35.08 ± 13.31 13 26.50 ± 4.64 14 26.73 ± 8 11 ns ns ns ns
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 113.17 ± 32.31 12 133.67 ± 27.39 15 139.83 ± 24.56 12 0.040 ns 0.015 ns
VLDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 18.92 ± 6.99 12 21.87 ± 10.28 15 22.91 ± 8.3 11 ns ns ns ns
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 94.92 ± 34.45 12 111.00 ± 50.13 15 114.91 ± 41.06 11 ns ns ns ns
Uric acid (mg/dl) 4.75 ± 1.53 13 4.49 ± 0.89 15 5.25 ± 1.07 11 ns ns ns 0.033
Free fatty acids (mg/dl) 382.05 ± 129.80 12 545.11 ± 454.67 14 396.58 ± 97.1 12 ns ns ns ns
  1. Values are means ± DP; P values for comparison between groups by non-parametric analysis of Kruskal Wallis; P, comparing all groups and P1, P2 and P3 comparison between groups.