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Table 1 Characteristics of Diabetes and Healthy controls

From: 11β Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase – 1 activity in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a comparative study

  cases and control
Diabetes Healthy controls
Mean Mean
Age (yrs) 46 40
Daily average calorie intake(kcal) 1876 2172
Height 1.56 1.57
Weight 62 61
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.25 24.65
Waist circumference (cm) 89 83
Systolic BP (mm of Hg) 137 125
Diastolic BP(mm of Hg) 78 75
  1. Subjects were well matched in mean age, BMI and waist circumference. Age range was (32 years −62 years) and (20 years − 64 years) in cases and control respectively. Diabetics had lower total calorie intake and higher systolic blood pressure. Mann-Whitney test was used for comparison
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