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Table 2 Adipocytokines and RH-PAT score in lean control and obese adolescents with normal and impaired glucose tolerance test

From: Obesity, hyperglycemia and endothelial function in inner city Bronx adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Adipocytokines Lean control (n = 14) Obese Obese total (n = 37) P* P**for trend
  Obese NGT (n = 22) Obese IGR (n = 15)
Adiponectin (μg/ml) 7.53 ± 1.17 5.84 ± 0.51 5.17 ± 0.74 5.63 ± 0.42 0.09 0.10
Leptin (ng/ml) 18.39 ± 4.49 34.28 ± 3.41 32.95 ± 4.67 33.77 ± 2.71 0.004 0.02
hsCRP (mg/l) 0.69 ± 0.24 5.21 ± 1.11 4.16 ± 0.98 4.76 ± 0.76 0.0004 0.001
TNF-α (pg/ml) 13.48 ± 1.03 20.07 ± 5.05 27.12 ± 6.69 22.94 ± 4.03 0.03 0.006
FFA (mmol) 0.48 ± 0.06 0.60 ± 0.09 0.50 ± 0.04 0.55 ± 0.05 0.38 0.67
RH-PAT score 1.98 ± 0.09 1.73 ± 0.08 1.65 ± 0.12 1.70 ± 0.06 0.02 0.03
  1. Legend -- CRP -- C-reactive protein, TNF-α—tumor necrosis factor, FFA- free fatty acids, RH-PAT -Peripheral arterial tonometry-hyperemic response. Values are mean ± SE, p*- lean vs. obese using independent t test, p**- p for trend using spearman correlation.