Clinical characteristics Control (n=250) T2DM (n=250)  
  Mean SD Mean SD  
Age(years) 42.54 8.27 55.74 8.89 <0.001
Age of  Onset (years) - - 48.12 8.2 -
Duration (years) - - 8.3 6.2 -
Height (cm) 157.66 8.73 162.26 8.85 <0.001
Weight (Kg) 68.26 9.3 74.9 10.2 <0.001
Body Mass Index (Kg/m2) 24.5 2.88 27.72 3.97 <0.001
Waist Circumference(cm) 91.11 6.95 95.12 7.72 <0.001
Hip Circumference(cm) 95.57 8.99 99.06 8.42 <0.001
Waist Hip Ratio 0.92 0.07 0.95 0.06 <0.001
Biceps Skinfold (mm) 12.06 4.57 13.46 5.91 <0.003
Triceps Skinfold (mm) 16.8 6.4 18.25 5.42 <0.006
Fasting Glucose (mg/dL) 103.64 18.58 181.23 20.6 <0.001
Random Glucose (mg/dL) 118.05 15.28 218.25 8.8 <0.001
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 120.54 11.51 128.46 10.24 <0.001
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 80.4 10.1 87.45 8.85 <0.001
Pulse Rate (per minute) 75.63 8.22 80.11 7.72 <0.001
Pulse Pressure 40.59 9.31 42.84 8.01 <0.004
Table 1: Mean, Standard Deviation and level of significance of clinical characteristics analysed in the study among type 2 diabetic and non-diabetic control subjects.