Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Cadmium-Induced Oxidative Stress Impairs Glycemic Control in Adolescents

Table 1

Characteristics of the study population.

ExposedControls
MedianIQ rangeMedianIQ range

Age (yrs)13.112.7–13.813.012.5–13.60.326
Weight (kg)51.044.0–63.052.048.6–56.50.623
Height (cm)158.0153.5–164.5158.0150.0–163.00.127
BMI20.218.1–24.621.219.4–22.90.474
Tanner (stage)3.02.0–3.03.03.0–4.0<0.001
Testicular volume (ml)6.23.9–8.711.39.4–15.2<0.001
Testosterone (nmol/l)1.00.2–1.79.56.7–15.9<0.001
Cadmium (μg/L)0.70.3–1.00.20.0–0.2<0.001
HOMA-IR2.31.0–4.60.90.4–1.2<0.001
TAC μmol/dl149.6131.5–160.5167.4161.9–171.3<0.001
MDA μmol/l7.06.0–8.03.73.1–4.0<0.001