Table 1: Anthropometric and biochemical characteristics of study subjects.

MenWomen
Obese (16)Nonobese (7)Obese (16)Nonobese (8)

Age(years)37.8 ± 2.549.7 ± 3.942.3 ± 3.239.4 ± 2.6
Weight(Kg)108.88 ± 2.24*83.4 ± 3.393.63 ± 3.7*68.00 ± 2.25
(SDS)2.24 ± 0.09*1.01 ± 0.211.97 ± 0.1*0.86 ± 0.16
Height(m)1.74 ± 0.011.75 ± 0.021.63 ± 0.021.62 ± 0.02
(SDS)−0.31 ± 0.16−0.24 ± 0.230.00 ± 0.23−0.23 ± 0.29
BMI(Kg/m2)35.80 ± 0.66*27.2 ± 0.935.05 ± 1.14*25.97 ± 0.66
(SDS)2.34 ± 0.06*1.18 ± 0.181.90 ± 0.06*0.99 ± 0.11
Total cholesterol(mg/dL)220.2 ± 6.8187.4 ± 14.6215.6 ± 8.9159.3 ± 21.9
Triglycerides(mg/dL)183.5 ± 12.8217.3 ± 75.8201.9 ± 30.5*81.7 ± 18.3
Insulin( U/mL)21.5 ± 5.9*9.7 ± 0.711.9 ± 1.08.7 ± 0.5
Glycemia(mg/dL)115.4 ± 11.8100.1 ± 2.292.0 ± 2.192.2 ± 3.1
HOMA-IR6.6 ± 2.1*2.6 ± 0.32.6 ± 0.32.0 ± 0.2

The data are expressed as mean ± SEM. obese versus nonobese by gender.