Groups Serum TNF-α t/p Values
  Fasting Glucose Category Gr1, Upto 8mmol/l (n=53) 24.4 ± 12.7 Gr1 vs Gr2 : 1.455/0.148; Gr1 vs Gr3 : -2.039/0.045; Gr2 vs Gr3 : -2.382/0.028
Gr2, 8.01-16mmol/l (n=73) 21.7 ± 7.8
Gr 3, >16mmol/l (n=19) 32.4 ± 18.7
  Postprandial Glucose Category Gr1, Upto 16mmol/l (n=65) 23.1 ± 11.6 Gr1 vs Gr2 :-0.089/0.93; Gr1 vs Gr3 : -2.08/0.041; Gr2 vs Gr3 : -2.23/0.028
Gr2, 16.01-24mmol/l (n=59) 23.2 ± 9.1
Gr3, >24mmol/l (n=21) 30.1 ± 17.9
Table 3: Serum TNF-α concentrations according to fasting and postprandial glucose concentrations.