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Table 1 Serum variables in stone formers and non-stone formers

From: Relevance of Mediterranean diet and glucose metabolism for nephrolithiasis in obese subjects

  Stone formers Non-stone formers
N (M/F) 45 (18/27) 445 (137/308)
Age (years) 53 ± 10.9* 48 ± 10.2
Body weight (kg) 86.6 ± 15.01 86 ±16.57
BMI (kg/m2) 31.8 ± 5.12 31.5 ± 4.98
Total serum cholesterol (mg/dl) 211 ± 39.5 214 ± 38.4
Serum HDL (mg/dl) 53 ± 14.5 56 ± 14.4
Serum LDL (mg/dl) 133 ±39.3 138 ± 33.4
Serum triglycerides (mg/dl) 146 ± 110.5¶ 110 ± 67.1
Fasting serum glucose (mg/dl) 102 ± 21.5† 96 ± 14.2
Serum uric acid (mg/dl) 5.2 ± 1.30 5.1 ± 1.39
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 0.79 ± 0.186 0.77 ± 0.16
Serum TSH (ng/ml) 2.35 ± 1.268 2.23 ±1.49
Serum γGT (U/I) 39 ± 36.1 30 ± 32.7
Serum AST (U/I) 25 ± 12.6 † 21 ± 8.1
Serum ALT (U/I) 30 ± 19.6 26 ± 15.9
Waist circumference (cm) 105 ± 12.0 101 ± 12.7
Arm circumference (cm) 33 ± 4.4 34 ± 4.1
Wrist circumference (cm) 17 ± 1.4 17 ± 1.8
Subcutaneous abdominal tissue (cm) 3.2 ± 1.19 3.3 ± 1.12
Visceral abdominal tissue (cm) 6.8 ± 2.52 6.2 ± 2.58
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 132 ± 14.4 129 ± 13.7
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 81 ± 9.3 80 ± 9.1
MedDiet score 7 ± 1.55 6.75 ± 1.63
  1. *p = 0.002.
  2. ¶p = 0.044.
  3. †p < 0.06.