Variables All patients (Mean ± SD Range Emirati N=14 Pakistani N=16 Sudanese N=19 P LSD*
Males N=21(42.9%)            
Females N=28 (57.1%)            
All N=49 (100%)   N=14 (28.6%) N=16 (32.7%) N=19 (38.8%)    
Height (CM) 168.4 ± 8.9 149-187 169.5 ± 7.8 164 ± 7 170.7 ± 8 0.11NS  
Weight (Kg) 77.7 ± 13.6 51-107 78.9 ± 12.8 71.5 ± 23 82 ± 11 0.05S Sudanese versus Pakistani (p=0.02)
BMI 27.3 ± 4.1 18-34 27.5 ± 3.6 26.2 ± 4 28.2 ± 3 0.35NS  
HBA1C (%) 4.8-6.2 5.4 ± 0.33 5.4 ± 0.3 5.5 ± 0.4 5.4 ± 0.3 0.74NS  
FBS (mg/dl) 73-123 94.1 ± 10.4 92.5 ± 8 98.3 ± 10 91.8 ± 7 0.14NS  
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 132-277 194 ± 32 203 ± 36 182.6 ± 26 198.5 ± 30 0.18NS  
TG (mg/dl) 34-245 108.4 ± 54 107 ± 50 102 ± 59 114.4 ± 47 0.78NS  
HDL (mg/dl) 32-88 55.8 ± 14.9 52 ± 13 56.2 ± 15.8 58.2 ± 17 0.51NS  
LDL (mg/dl) 62-231 120.9 ± 34 132 ± 31 106.5 ± 28 120.7 ± 22 0.13NS  
* LSD= least significant difference post hoc test
Table 1: Shows the base line characteristics of the healthy volunteers.