Characteristics

Patients
(N=80)
Controls
(N=60)
Mean age (years) 54 43
Male/female (No.) 42/38 28/32
BMI (kg/m2)
Underweight
normal
Overweight
Obese
80(24.75±.34)*
17(21.25%)
30(37.5%)
28(35%)
5(6.25%)
60(22.33±0.26)
11(18.33%)
40(66.33%)
9(15%)
0(0%)
Waist to hip ratio (Gw/Gh) 80(0.93±0.01*)    60(0.7813±0.01)
*The mean is significant at the p< 0.05(By using independent t test analysis)
Table 1: Demographic and clinical characteristics of diabetic patients and nondiabetic controls.