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Table 2 Comparison of the levels of age, lipids, BP, BMI and WC between IFG and normal participants

From: The prevalence and determinants of impaired fasting glucose in the population of Taiwan

Variables Overall  
  Normal IFG
Age 38.7±14.4 48.2±15.4*
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 184.3±34.3 194.2±37.6*
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 98.9±61.4 138.7±111.0*
LDL (mg/dl) 115.6±32.4 124.0±36.2*
HDL (mg/dl) 57.2±14.6 51.2±13.9*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 106.6±13.1 116.5±17.1*
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 66.8±10.2 72.5±11.3*
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 22.5±3.4 25.0±3.7*
Waist circumference (cm) 76.4±9.5 84.3±9.9*
Men ≥ 90 cm 80.1±8.9 86.7±9.0*
Women ≥ 80 cm 73.7±8.9 80.9±10.2*
Overweight (%) 21.4 31*
Obesity (%) 9.1 27. 8*
Abdominal obesity (%) 17.8 43.2*
Hypertension (%) 7.5 23.7*
Hyperlipidemia (%) 38.5 57.4*
  1. Data are means ± SD or n (%). * P < 0.01.