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Table 2 Anthropometric and biochemical variables in healthy children and children with type 1 diabetes

From: Gut microbiota in children with type 1 diabetes differs from that in healthy children: a case-control study

  Healthy children Children with type 1 diabetes P
N 16 16  
Male/female 8/8 8/8  
Vaginal delivery/Cesarean section 12/4 12/4  
Age of debut (months) N/A 24.62 ±1.52  
Diabetes duration (years) N/A 4.84 ±1.79  
Age (years) 7.48 ±0.87 7.16 ±0.72 0.266
Body mass index (kg/m 2 ) 16.35 ±0.82 16.57 ±0.95 0.489
Weight (kg) 25.15 ±2.12 24.88 ±1.98 0.712
Height (cm) 120.65 ±5.05 118.48 ±4.96 0.211
Birth weight 3.33 ±0.19 3.42 ±0.24 0.249
Glucose (mg/dL) 84.61 ±1.99 158.56 ±3.78 0.001
HbA1c (%) 4.47 ±0.21 7.63 ±0.43 0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 56.54 ±6.43 56.93 ±4.92 0.849
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 162.84 ±11.46 164.89 ±9.76 0.590
Breast feeding time (months) 3.98 ±1.32 4.00 ±1.12 0.963
  1. Values are presented as means ± SD. Relationships between both groups were analyzed using the Mann-Whitney U test. Values are significantly different for P <0.05.