Table 2

Characteristics of the Saudi cohort.

Obese

Non-obese


T2D

No T2D

T2D

No T2D


Sample size

441

379

203

445

Females (%)

261 (59)

233 (61)

73 (36)

216 (48.5)

Males (%)

180 (41)

145 (39)

130 (64)

229 (51.5)

Age ± s.d. (years)

53.07 ± 10.61

42.79 ± 10.15

55.54 ± 16.19

38.56 ± 13.90

BMI ± s.d., kg/m2

35.62 ± 6.83

34.67 ± 3.92

24.25 ± 3.31

22.74 ± 3.3


T2D, type 2 diabetes.

Al-Daghri et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:140   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-140

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