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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects studied (n = 73)

From: Leptin and adiponectin DNA methylation levels in adipose tissues and blood cells are associated with BMI, waist girth and LDL-cholesterol levels in severely obese men and women

  Mean ± SD Range (min-max)
Men (%) 33 (45.2%) -
Age (years) 34.7 ± 7.1 21.4 – 53.8
BMI (kg/m2) 49.6 ± 6.0 40.0 – 60.0
Hip circumference (cm) 147.7 ± 14.0 123.0 – 193.0
Waist circumference (cm) 139.3 ± 16.6 99.0 – 180.0
Waist hip ratio 0.95 ± 0.11 0.68 – 1.17
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)a 5.51 ± 1.05 4.00 – 8.70
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 137.0 ± 14.0 101.0 – 183.0
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 86.0 ± 10.0 57.0 – 108.0
TC (mmol/l) 4.87 ± 0.85 3.22 – 6.92
LDL-C (mmol/l) 2.96 ± 0.76 1.20 – 5.40
HDL-C (mmol/l) 1.17 ± 0.27 0.70 – 2.12
TC/HDL-C 4.32 ± 1.24 0.98 – 7.56
TGa (mmol/l) 1.52 ± 0.98 0.52 – 6.89
CRPa (mg/L) (n = 53) 8.2 ± 10.2 2.0 – 54.9
Current smokers 17 (23.3%) -
  1. BMI, body Mass Index; TC, total cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; TC/HDL-C, total cholesterol to high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio; TG, triglycerides; CRP, c-reactive protein.
  2. aGeometric mean.