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Table 4 Comparison of certain obesity-related parameters between groups based on hypertension and insulin resistance

From: Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism association with obesity and some related disorders in Egyptian females: a case-control observational study

  Hypertensive (40) Normotensive (40) Insulin resistant (62) Insulin sensitive (18)
Weight (Kg) 76.36 (22.65) 76.98 (23.86) 80.1 (21.29) 64.86 (25.81)
t = −0.12, p = 0.91 t = 2.55, p = 0.013*
WC (cm) 102.28 (14.53) 98.53 (17.21) 102.63 (15.09) 92.72 (16.8)
t = 1.05, p = 0.30 t = 2.39, p = 0.019*
Hip (cm) 110.23 (15.92) 111.78 (16.16) 113.53 (15.14) 102.28 (16.01)
t = −0.43, p = 0.67 t = 2.74, p = 0.008*
BMI (Kg/m2) 31.55 (8.18) 31.72 (9.67) 32.96 (8.42) 27.07 (9.23)
t = −0.09, p = 0.93 t = 2.56, p = 0.013*
WHR 0.93 (0.09) 0.88 (0.07) 0.905 (0.085) 0.908 (0.089)
t = 2.83, p = 0.01* t = −0.11, p = 0.91
WHtR 0.66 (0.09) 0.63 (0.11) 0.66 (0.1) 0.6 (0.1)
t = 1.21, p = 0.23 t = 2.17, p = 0.033*
C-index 1.36 (0.10) 1.30 (0.10) 1.324 (0.105) 1.336 (0.104)
t = 2.43, p = 0.02* t = −0.38, p = 0.708
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD)
  2. *: significant difference at p < 0.05
  3. WC waist circumference, BMI body mass index, WHR waist/hip ratio, WHtR waist/height ratio, C-index conicity index, t: t-test statistic