Diabetes group
(n=152)
Healthy controls group
(n=297)
    p
Skin thickness (mm) Triceps 2.09 ± 0.42 (2.09) 1.87 ± 0.34 (1.86) 0.001
Anterior abdomen 2.32 ± 0.42 (2.31) 2.30 ± 0.43 (2.30) 0.768
Anterior thigh 2.12 ± 0.41(2.08) 1.89 ± 0.41 (1.87) 0.001
Subcutaneous adipose tissue thickness (mm) Triceps 7.13 ± 6.78 (3.95) 6.06 ± 5.49 (3.75) 0.197
Anterior abdomen 16.91 ± 10.09 (16.9) 15.18 ± 9.65 (14) 0.097
Anterior thigh 8.31 ± 6.90 (4.90) 7.72 ± 6.19 (5.0) 0.248
Table 6: Comparative skin thickness and subcutaneous adipose tissue thickness between the diabetes and healthy control groups.