Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of Japanese patients with colorectal adenoma and controls (Wilcoxon rank sum test or χ2 test)

VariablePatients with adenoma (n = 51), ±SDControls (n = 52)P
Age (y)59 ± 7.358 ± 7.1>0.2
Gender
    Male3534>0.2
    Female1618
Fasting glucose (mg/d)105 ± 2191.9 ± 18.9>0.2
Fasting insulin (microunits/mL)8.5 ± 2.36.1 ± 1.80.11
HOMA-IR2.2 ± 0.71.4 ± 0.50.032
OGTT
    Normal2836>0.2
    IGT1411
    DM95
BMI (kg/m2)23.6 ± 2.922.8 ± 2.60.14
VFA (cm2)98.9 ± 36.366.6 ± 29.5<0.001
Adiponectin (μg/mL)7.0 ± 2.610.6 ± 2.5<0.001
  • Abbreviations: OGTT, oral glucose tolerance test; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance; DM, diabetes mellitus.