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Table 3 Anthropometric data and hormone levels of different INS genotypes in the PCOS and the non-PCOS groups

From: No association of the insulin gene VNTR polymorphism with polycystic ovary syndrome in a Han Chinese population

  PCOS Non PCOS
Index A/A A/T+ T/T P A//A A/T+ T/T P
N (%) 173 (91.05) 17 (8.95) - 134 (85.35) 23 (14.65) -
Age (years) 26.69 ± 4.28 27.94 ± 3.93 0.249 31.66 ± 4.27 30.74 ± 4.60 0.344
Menarch Age (years) 14.46 ± 1.58 14.88 ± 2.00 0.301 14.67 ± 2.52 14.57 ± 1.65 0.846
BMI (kg/m2) 22.96 ± 3.55 24.30 ± 4.52 0.149 21.23 ± 2.16 21.49 ± 2.68 0.610
FSH (IU/ml) 6.43 ± 4.55 5.88 ± 1.84 0.625 6.96 ± 2.17 7.05 ± 1.44 0.851
LH (IU/ml) 14.30 ± 8.64 11.68 ± 4.64 0.221 4.43 ± 2.09 4.64 ± 2.23 0.670
LH/FSH 2.47 ± 1.29 2.12 ± 0.95 0.347 0.66 ± 0.31 0.68 ± 0.36 0.155
T (nmol/L) 2.33 ± 1.29 1.99 ± 0.87 0.228 1.73 ± 4.22 1.24 ± 0.89 0.587
E2(pmol/L) 225.11 ± 163.90 260.93 ± 191.33 0.398 179.79 ± 139.70 179.53 ± 164.35 0.994
PRL(ng/ml) 16.23 ± 12.15 16. 97 ± 8.31 0.394 16.97 ± 9.56 26.87 ± 49.01 0.345
  1. Note: some subjects whose hormone measurement is different from that presented in the Materials and Methods have been excluded.