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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population (T2DM status)

From: The Pro12Ala polymorphism in the PPAR-γ2 gene is not associated to obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a Cameroonian population

Parameters (n = 60) Controls (n = 60) p value
Age (years) 60 (20) 50 (12) <0.001
BMI (Kg/m2) 29.08 (5.74) 29 (4.76) 0.602
WHR 0.95 (0.08) 0.87 (0.07) <0.001
FPG (g/L) 1.78 (0.77) 0.92 (0.09) <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 137 (24) 138 (25) 0.775
DBP (mmHg) 79 (12) 85 (14) 0.034
T-C (g/L) 1.65 (0.23) 1.97 (0.39) <0.001
TG (g/L) 1.42 (0.29) 1.49 (0.27) 0.171
HDL-C (g/L) 0.49 (0.10) 0.51 (0.6) 0.274
LDL-C (g/L) 0.88 (0.21) 1.16 (0.36) <0.001
AI 2.31 (0.68) 1.86 (0.56) <0.00 1
  1. Data are expressed as mean (standard deviation)
  2. FPG Fasting Plasma Glucose, SBP Systolic Blood Pressure, DBP Diastolic Blood Pressure, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglycerides, AI Atherogenic index = total cholesterol/HDL-cholesterol