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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for diabetes and obesity study

From: Harnessing Qatar Biobank to understand type 2 diabetes and obesity in adult Qataris from the First Qatar Biobank Project

  Case (n = 312) Control (n = 898) P value
Diabetes study
 Age (years) 50.99 ± 10.33 39.01 ± 12.13 8.60 × 10−55
 Chloride (mmol/L) 99.44 ± 2.61 101.18 ± 1.99 8.60 × 10−24
 Magnesium (mmol/L) 0.79 ± 0.08 0.84 ± 0.66 3.50 × 10−23
 Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.83 ± 0.96 1.39 ±1.00 2.03 × 10−11
 Albumin (g/L) 44.25 ± 2.85 45.47 ± 2.86 1.07 × 10−10
 BMI 31.39 ± 5.87 29.11 ± 6.00 8.00 × 10−09
 Free triiodothyronine (pmol/L) 4.31 ± 0.69 4.57 ± 0.62 1.50 × 10−08
 Vitamin D (ng/L) 21.69 ± 9.65 18.17 ± 9.40 1.93 × 10−08
 Sodium (mmol/L) 139.38 ± 2.54 140.30 ± 2.25 2.17 × 10−08
 High density lipoprotein (mmol/L) 1.21 ± 0.33 1.34 ± 0.36 5.25 × 10−08
  Case (n = 508) Control (n = 224) P value
Obesity study
 Albumin (g/L) 44.07 ± 2.76 46.58 ± 2.61 1.95 × 10−28
 Age (years) 45.36 ± 11.77 35.02 ± 12.68 6.94 × 10−25
 C-peptide of insulin (ng/L) 3.43 ± 2.07 2.17 ± 1.39 1.43 × 10−25
 Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.61 ± 1.10 1.10 ± 0.62 5.19 × 10−15
 HBA1C% 6.53 ± 1.65 5.71 ± 1.26 6.87 × 10−13
 Insulin (mcunit/mL) 22.77 ± 38.35 10.59 ± 10.95 1.54 × 10−10
 High density lipoprotein (mmol/L) 1.27 ± 0.33 1.45 ± 0.36 3.24 × 10−08
 Magnesium (mmol/L) 0.81 ± 0.07 0.84 ± 0.06 3.61 × 10−08
 Uric acid (umol/L) 304.39 ± 80.52 272.01 ± 68.71 4.25 × 10−08
 Total blirubin (umol/L) 6.19 ± 3.76 8.23 ± 4.94 7.18 × 10−08
  1. Rows are sorted by significance, ten most significant variables are reported