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Table 1 The clinical characteristics of the study subjects

From: Transcriptomic profiles of peripheral white blood cells in type II diabetes and racial differences in expression profiles

  Normal controls Diabetic
  (n = 60) (n = 84)
Age, yr (mean ± SD) 58.5 ± 16.1 63 ± 13
Sex (female/male) 28/32 45/39
Race 32 Caucasian 40 Caucasian
  28 African American 44 African American
Body mass index (kg/m2) 30.1 ± 7.3 34.2 ± 8.4**
Triacylglycerol (mg/dL) 134 ± 76.9 186 ± 113.8**
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 56.6 ± 17.5 49.1 ± 15.4**
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 112 ± 44.8 109.8 ± 36.5
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 197 ± 44.8 195 ± 46.8
Glucose (mg/dL) 88.8 ± 10.8 142.7 ± 56.8***
  1. Data are mean ± SD. Statistical analyses were performed using the Student's t-Test. **p < 0.05 ***p < 0.001, values are based on differences from controls.