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Table 5 Comparisons of biochemical parameters and body mass index in Sudanese with type 2 diabetes mellitus with regards the presence or absence of neuropathy (n = 115)

From: Association of interleukin-4 polymorphism with diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy in a Sudanese population

  Presence of Neuropathy (n = 7) Absence of Neuropathy (n = 108) P value
Glucose (mg/dL) 175.57 ± 61.722 178.30 ± 78.749 0.929
HbA1c (%) 11.900 ± 2.325 8.225 ± 1.874 0.000
hs-CRP (mg/L) 18.006 ± 5.369 4.543 ± 1.618 0.011
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 227.86 ± 37.547 207.02 ± 59.897 0.366
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 129.71 ± 51.896 141.69 ± 61.28 0.613
HDL (mg/dL) 41.09 ± 1.577 44.29 ± 9.349 0.005
LDL (mg/dL) 98.71 ± 48.335 109.63 ± 37.397 0.464
BMI (kg/m2) 24.27 ± 5.338 27.995 ± 3.226 0.112
  1. Independent t-test was used
  2. P < 0.05 was considered significant. HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin; hs-CRP, highly sensitive C-reactive protein; HDL, high- density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; BMI, body mass index