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Table 1 Characteristics of the living kidney donor subgroups

From: Characterisation and comparison of adipose tissue macrophages from human subcutaneous, visceral and perivascular adipose tissue

Parameters Women (W) Men (M) Significance (M × W) PreW PostW Significance (PreW × PostW)
Age (years) 46.60 ± 11.53 45.09 ± 8.98 n.s. 43.22 ± 5.26 56.24 ± 5.48 p < 0.0001
BMI (kg m−2) 25.17 ± 3.48 26.94 ± 3.74 p = 0.05 24.42 ± 3.39 25.97 ± 3.49 n.s.
Total cholesterol (mmol l−1) 4.37 ± 1.01 4.32 ± 0.64 n.s. 4.01 ± 0.70 4.86 ± 1.20 p < 0.05
HDL-C (mmol l−1) 1.32 ± 0.35 0.99 ± 0.26 p < 0.01 1.32 ± 0.26 1.31 ± 0.47 n.s.
nonHDL-C (mmol l−1) 3.15 ± 1.07 3.39 ± 0.64 n.s. 2.69 ± 0.68 3.54 ± 0.99 p < 0.02
Triglycerides (mmol l−1) 1.23 ± 0.78 1.57 ± 0.64 n.s. 1.11 ± 0.42 1.39 ± 1.10 n.s.
hsCRP (mg l−1) 1.66 ± 2.90 1.18 ± 1.34 n.s. 1.61 ± 2.33 1.72 ± 3.67 n.s.
  1. Data are expressed as the mean of the proportion ±SD and by significance according to the Student’s unpaired parametric t test
  2. W Women (n = 33), M men (n = 19), PreW premenopausal women (n = 16) and PostW postmenopausal women (n = 17), n.s. non-significant