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Table 1 The clinical description of the study groups

From: Low serum vitamin D levels in type 2 diabetes patients are associated with decreased mycobacterial activity

  T2D Healthy *p ≤ 0.05
n 51 38  
Gender (Men/Women) 17/34 12/26 ns
Age (years) 49.4 ± 7.7 44.8 ± 8.0 *
Weight (kg) 69.4 ± 12.3 66.6 ± 10.3 ns
Height (m) 1.58 ± 0.08 1.59 ± 0.08 ns
BMI (Kg/m2) 27.4 ± 4.5 26.0 ± 2.7 ns
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 206.6 ± 82.9 95.3 ± 7.9 *
HbA1c (%) 9.4 ± 2.5 5.5 ± 0.2 *
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.73 ± 0.15 0.79 ± 0.15 ns
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 208.9 ± 40.0 179.4 ± 23.4 *
HDL (mg/dL) 42.3 ± 9.1 43.6 ± 10.7 ns
LDL (mg/dL) 128.8 ± 34.7 111.9 ± 18.4 *
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 271.3 ± 213.2 137.6 ± 46.5 *
Status PPD (+/−) 56.8% (29/22) 57.8% (22/16) ns
  1. T2D Type 2 diabetes mellitus, BMI Body mass index, HbA1c Glycated haemoglobin, HDL High density lipid, LDL Low density lipid, ns no significant
  2. Values represent Mean ± SD, T test, T2D vs. Healthy. Two-sample proportion test for PPD and Gender