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Table 1 Socio-demographic and biochemical characteristics of PCOS cases and controls

From: Association between circulating adiponectin levels and polycystic ovarian syndrome

  Cases Controls P-value
Characteristics n (%)* n (%)*  
Total participants 75 (50.0) 75 (50.0)  
Age, mean(SD) 25.7 (6.0) 25.4 (6.3) 0.76
Age, categorical      
  16-20 17 (22.7) 19 (25.3) 0.98
  21-25 22 (29.3) 22 (29.3)  
  26-30 12 (16.0) 11 (14.7)  
  31-35 24 (32.0) 23 (30.7)  
Marital status      
  Unmarried 38 (50.7) 32 (42.7) 0.33
  Married 37 (49.3) 43 (57.3)  
Family history of PCOS      
  No 63 (84.0) 54 (72.0) 0.08
  Yes 12 (16.0) 21 (28.0)  
Body mass index, mean (SD) 19.3 (2.6) 18.3 (2.4) 0.02
Total cholesterol      
  &6.2 68 (90.7) 69 (92.0) 0.72
  ≥6.2 7 (9.3) 6 (8.0)  
High density lipoprotein      
  &1.29 35 (46.7) 43 (57.3) 0.19
  ≥1.29 40 (53.3) 32 (42.7)  
Insulin resistance 3.1 (2.1) 2.9 (2.7) 0.73
Adiponectin level, mean (SD) 12.4 (2.7) 18.2 (7.8) &0.01
Adiponectin level, categorical      
  ≤13.0 27 (36.0) 45 (60.0) &0.01
  >13.0 48 (64.0) 30 (40.0)  
  1. *n and percentages are mentioned until stated otherwise.