Table 1 Subject characteristics. An = 60, Bn = 17; Cn = 22; BP, blood pressure; T2 diabetes, type 2 diabetes.

From: Reducing sitting time versus adding exercise: differential effects on biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction and metabolic risk

Parameter Mean ± Standard Deviation or n (%)
Pooled Normal weight Overweight T2 diabetes
N 61 18 24 19
Sex (male/female) 28/33 2/16 13/11 13/6
Age (years) 51 ± 21 21 ± 2 64 ± 7 63 ± 9
Height (m) 1.70 ± 0.08 1.68 ± 0.07 1.72 ± 0.08 1.70 ± 0.07
Weight (kg) 80.8 ± 14.8 63.9 ± 7.8 87.1 ± 9.7 88.8 ± 12.0
BMI (kg/m2) 27.8 ± 4.3 22.6 ± 2.6 29.4 ± 2.3 30.5 ± 3.3
Waist circumference (cm)    104 ± 10C 105 ± 8
Glucose (mmol/l) 6.00 ± 1.63 A 4.61 ± 0.31B 5.49 ± 0.61 7.88 ± 1.51
Triglycerides (mmol/l)   0.89 ± 0.25B   1.51 ± 0.55
Lipid lowering drugs [n (%)] 18 (30%) 0 (0%) 5 (21%) 13 (68%)
Diastolic BP (mmHg)    83 ± 9 82 ± 8
Systolic BP (mmHg)    143 ± 17 143 ± 12