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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Metabolic inflexibility in women with PCOS is similar to women with type 2 diabetes

  Normal BMI (n = 17) Obese (n = 12) T2DM (n = 27) PCOS (n = 30)
Age (years) 22.8 ± 3.7c 46.1 ± 15.2b 58.2 ± 9.9a 28.8 ± 4.7c
Race (White/Black) 8/9 9/3 24/3 12/18
Weight (kg) 63.8 ± 8.3c 86.5 ± 8.8b 100.0 ± 10.7b 102.6 ± 19.1a
BMI (kg/m2) 23.7 ± 3.1c 33.3 ± 2.5b 33.9 ± 3.5b 38.9 ± 8.1a
Fat mass (%) 27.1 ± 3.5c 35.7 ± 3.2b 37.6 ± 3.6b 45.8 ± 5.7a
Fat mass (kg) 17.3 ± 3.6c 31.0 ± 5.5b 34.4 ± 6.3b 47.7 ± 13.4a
Fat-free mass (kg) 46.4 ± 5.8b 55.5 ± 4.5a 56.6 ± 5.6a 55.0 ± 8.0a
Fasting Glucose (mg/dL) 75.6 ± 9.3c 104.5 ± 30.9b 136.7 ± 39.3a 90.0 ± 6.9bc
  1. Absolute values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation. Statistical analyses included age, race, and adiposity as covariates. Means from groups with no shared connecting letters are significantly different from one another