GROUP 1 GROUP II GROUP III GROUP IV
NUMBER 40 40 40 40
AGE(yrs) 35±15 35±15 35±15 35±15
BMI (kg/m2) 21.5±2 22±1.8 22±1.8 22±1.8
SEX 23M/17F 20M/20F 20M/20F 20M/20F
Group I: Controls
Group II: Iron deficiency anemia
Group III: Type 2 Diabetes without IDA
Group IV: Type 2 Diabetes with IDA
Table 1: Anthropometric characteristics of study samples.