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Table 1 Demographic and metabolic characteristics in participants 1

From: Racial differences between African-American and white women in insulin resistance and visceral adiposity are associated with differences in apoCIII containing apoAI and apoB lipoproteins

Variable African-Americans (n = 14) Whites (n = 18) P- Value2
Age (y) 39 ± 12 42 ± 11 0.45
BMI 34.3 ± 7.4 30.1 ± 4.9 0.06
Percent body fat (%) 39.7 ± 9.1 38.8 ± 7.8 0.8
Waist circumference (cm) 101.0 ± 17 100.6 ± 15 0.95
Thigh circumference (cm) 66 ± 11 57 ± 7 0.01
VAT (cm2) 3 109 ± 74 114 ± 66 0.03
SAT (cm2) 3 341 ± 187 271 ± 139 0.37
SI (mU/L-1.min-1) 3.0 ± 1.5 5.3 ± 2.5 0.01
AIRg (mU.I-1.min) 760 ± 437 215 ± 176 <0.001
Family history of diabetes 43% (6/14) 44% (8/18) 0.93
No college degree 43% (6/14) 6% (1/18) 0.01
Graduate school 36% (5/14) 56% (10/18) 0.28
Smokers 2/14 5/18 0.38
  1. 1Data presented as mean ± SD.
  2. 2Comparisons by unpaired t-tests.
  3. 3P-value adjusted for BMI with regression analysis.