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Table 2 Metabolic and cardiovascular risk parameters in control women and in women with PCOS

From: Predictive value of ovarian stroma measurement for cardiovascular risk in polycyctic ovary syndrome: a case control study

  PCOS Control  
  N = 24 N = 12 P-value
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) 86.29 ± 9.90 82.08 ± 5,12 P = 0.17
Fasting insulin (mUI/ml) 22.0 ± 12.0 7.65 ± 5.48 P = <0.001a
HOMA IR 4.54 ± 2.77 1.82 ± 1.17 P = <0.05a
Total cholesterol (mg/ml) 183.4 ± 30.35 168.6 ± 29.30 P = 0.17
HDL cholesterol (mg/ml) 51 ± 8,67 59,16 ± 9,19 P = <0.05 a
PAI-1 (ng/ml) 37,80 ± 20,98 17.2 ± 18.2 P = 0.007a
F von Willebrand (%) 86,86 ± 34,25 103,65 ± 27,75 P = 0.15
Adiponectin 6,05 ± 3,84 24 ± 4,26 P = 0.000a
  1. Values are mean ± SD;
  2. a P < 0.001 (Student's t test) PCOS vs control group.