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Table 5 Comparison of leptin and blood pressure parameters between different obesity classifications, using t-test

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

  Leptin (μIU/ml) SBP (mmHg) DBP (mmHg) MAP (mmHg) PP (mmHg)
Large BMI 12.43 (6.96) 132.98 (16.43) 85.29 (10.36) 101.19 (11.85) 47.69 (9.73)
Normal BMI 4.17 (1.83) 128.21 (22.29) 80.71 (11.68) 96.55 (14.84) 47.50 (12.80)
  t = 8.06, p < 0.001* t = 0.99, p = 0.33 t = 1.80, p = 0.08 t = 1.53, p = 0.13 t = 0.07, p = 0.95
Large WC 11.67 (7.10) 134.21 (17.37) 85.79 (10.51) 101.93 (12.25) 48.42 (10.40)
Normal WC 4.26 (1.97) 124.13 (20.26) 78.48 (10.60) 93.70 (13.45) 45.56 (11.80)
  t = 7.22, p < 0.001* t = 2.24, p = 0.03* t = 2.81, p = 0.01* t = 2.65, p = 0.01* t = 1.04, p = 0.30
Large WHR 9.45 (6.19) 134.55 (18.35) 85.18 (11.04) 101.64 (12.87) 49.38 (11.20)
Normal WHR 9.76 (8.59) 123.75 (17.59) 80.21 (10.27) 94.72 (12.49) 43.54 (8.78)
  t = −0.16, p = 0.78 t = 2.44, p = 0.02* t = 1.88, p = 0.06 t = 2.22, p = 0.03* t = 2.27, p = 0.03*
Large WHtR 10.51 (6.99) 132.54 (18.30) 84.42 (10.87) 100.46 (12.84) 48.12 (10.71)
Normal WHtR 3.47 (0.91) 123.64 (20.14) 79.09 (11.14) 93.94 (13.73) 44.55 (11.50)
  t = 7.95, p < 0.001* t = 1.48, p = 0.14 t = 1.51, p = 0.14 t = 1.55, p = 0.13 t = 1.02, p = 0.31
Large C-index 9.07 (6.37) 133.75 (18.40) 83.64 (10.64) 100.34 (12.65) 50.11 (11.28)
Normal C-index 10.11 (7.63) 128.33 (18.86) 83.75 (11.55) 98.61 (13.69) 44.58 (9.52)
  t = −0.67, p = 0.51 t = 1.29, p = 0.20 t = −0.05, p = 0.96 t = 0.59, p = 0.56 t = 2.34, p = 0.02*
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD)
  2. *: significant difference at p < 0.05
  3. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, MAP mean arterial pressure, PP pulse pressure, BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist/hip ratio, WHtR waist/height ratio, C-index conicity index, t: t-test statistic