International Journal of Endocrinology / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Adipokines and Sexual Hormones Associated with the Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in Pharmacologically Untreated Subjects: Data from the Brisighella Heart Study

Table 2

Adipokine and sex hormone levels by gender and metabolic syndrome diagnosis.

VariableNo Metabolic syndromeMetabolic syndrome
Men ( . 61)Women ( . 28)Men ( . 63)Women ( . 47)
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD

Adiponectin (pg/mL)10.194.7815.57°6.868.39*4.9011.325.06
Leptin (pg/mL)4.674.0513.23°10.476.31*3.7219.4513.34
Leptin/adiponectin0.54*°0.481.11°1.140.97*0.762.171.75
Ghrelin (pg/mL)758.33202.98730.35230.63729.32152.72724.65188.84
Testosterone (ng/mL)7.005.282.041.576.462.721.761.32
Estrone (pg/mL)153.07139.52153.21°142.20234.79*250.39106.3258.75
DHEAS ( g/mL)1.100.590.90°0.531.08*0.620.690.43
Testosterone/estrone0.060.040.010.020.050.030.010.01

between men and women.
versus subjects of the same sex without MS.

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