Table 2: Anthropometric and biochemical parameters of obese and nonobese subjects.

Obese ( )Nonobese ( ) value

Age (years) >0.05
Body weight (Kg) <0.05*
Height (m) >0.05
BMI (Kg/m2) <0.05*
Waist circumference (cm) <0.05*
Hip circumference (cm) <0.05*
Waist-to-hip ratio <0.05*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) <0.05*
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) <0.05*
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dL) <0.05*
Insulin (µIU/mL) <0.05*
HOMA-IR <0.05*
Leptin (ng/mL) <0.05*
Leptin receptor (ng/mL) <0.05*

Continuous variables are presented as mean ± SEM and were compared by -test. was considered as significant.