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Table 1 Comparison of plasma biochemical variables in PCOS with insulin resistance(IR) group, PCOS without insulin resistance group and controls

From: Is interleukin-18 associated with polycystic ovary syndrome?

  PCOS with IR (n = 30) PCOS without IR (n = 30) Controls (n = 30)
Age(year) 28.4 ± 3.8 28.2 ± 3.4 28.4 ± 3.9
BMI(kg/m2) 27.0 ± 3.8 22.5 ± 3.7 21.3 ± 2.3
FBG(mmol/L) 5.1 ± 0.7Δ 4.7 ± 0.5 5.0 ± 0.6
FINS(uIU/ml) 20.5 ± 3.1*Δ 7.1 ± 2.9 6.2 ± 3.1
FSH(IU/L) 6.1 ± 1.5* 6.2 ± 1.7* 6.9 ± 1.2
LH(IU/L) 11.5 ± 4.7* 9.7 ± 4.8* 4.5 ± 1.9
T(nmol/L) 1.9 ± 0.7*Δ 1.6 ± 0.5* 1.1 ± 0.5
Homa IR 4.6 ± 1.7*Δ 1.5 ± 0.6 1.4 ± 0.8
LH/FSH 1.9 ± 0.8*Δ 1.4 ± 0.5* 0.7 ± 0.3
IL18 (pg/ml) 243.1 ± 64.2*Δ 174.3 ± 66.8* 122.4 ± 40.2
  1. Values are given as means ± SD.
  2. *Compare with controls, P < 0.05; Δcompared with PCOS patients without IR, P < 0.05.