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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical features

From: Investigation of the association between the TCF7L2 rs7903146 (C/T) gene polymorphism and obesity in a Cameroonian population: a pilot study

Characteristic Non-obese Obese p value
Sex (F/M) 40/21 56/5 <0.0001
Age (year) 30 (24–42.50) 45 (38.50–51.50) <0.0001
W/H ratio 0.80 (0.76–0.85) 0.85 (0.82–0.91) <0.0001
SBP (mmHg) 114 (104–125) 126 (116–141) <0.0001
DBP (mmHg) 68 (63–79) 79 (72–88) <0.0001
BMI (kg/m2) 22.23 (21.01–23.92) 32.73 (30.94–36.52) <0.0001
% fat 25.42 (21.59–29.19) 43.44 (40.52–47.96) <0.0001
FBG (mg/dl) 91 (83–98) 97 (87–104) 0.015
TC (mg/dl) 175.5 (163.2–190.5) 183.6 (171–205.5) 0.080
HDL-C (mg/dl) 47.18 (44.04–50.24) 47.02 (43.89–50.63) 0.76
LDL-C (mg/dl) 101.8 (91.82– 116.1) 110.5 (95.78–134.3) 0.14
TG (mg/dl) 128(120.9–141.6) 131.4 (122–143.3) 0.33
  1. The results are expressed as median (interquartile range)
  2. W/H ratio ratio of waist-to-hip circumference, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, BMI body mass index, FBG fasting blood glucose, TC total cholesterol, HDL-C HDL cholesterol, LDL-C LDL cholesterol, TG triglycerides