Variable PCOS women (n=125) Control Women (n=82) p value
Age (yrs) 25.78 26.86 0.012
BMI (kg/m2)0.0001 27.3± 7.5 23.7±4.7 0.001
Estradiol(pg/ml) 16.65 (11.74-39.83) 36.05 (14.75-56.73) 0.37
DHEAS (µg/dl)a 137.89 (79.78-199.90) 86.53 (56.30-117.70) <0.001
17OHP (ng/ml)a 0.73 (0.56-1.76) 0.59 (0.39-1.92) 0.011
25(OH)D (ng/ml)0.0001 19.08±7.32 23.27±6.03 0.048
Insulin (µUI/ml)a 17.47 (10.76-21.20) 13.87 (10.68-20.02) 0.509
Androstenedione (ng/ml) 1.65 (0.98-2.38) 1.80 (1.58-2.69) 0.502
Values are expressed as mean ± SD or a median and interquartile range (25- 75%). BMI: Body Mass Index; 17OHP: 17hydroxyprogesterone; 25(OH)D: 25-Hydroxyvitamin D.
Table 1: Anthropometric, clinical, and hormonal features of women with PCOS and controls.