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Table 3 Comparison of β cell function between men and women according to age

From: Relationship between blood lipid profiles and pancreatic islet β cell function in Chinese men and women with normal glucose tolerance: a cross-sectional study

Age (years) n (male:female) β cell function p value
   Men Women  
< 30 485 (193:292) 11.0 ± 5.8 14.8 ± 7.2 < 0.001
30-39 584 (229:355) 10.1 ± 4.9 13.2 ± 5.8 < 0.01
40-49 448 (145:303) 7.8 ± 3.9 11.8 ± 4.3 < 0.001
50-59 416 (151:265) 7.2 ± 3.7 9.3 ± 4.1 0.01
60-69 336 (145:191) 6.6 ± 2.8 10.5 ± 3.8 < 0.01
> 70 78 (30:48) 8.0 ± 3.1 9.6 ± 4.2 NS
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard deviation. Between-group comparisons were conducted using Student’s t test.