Table 2

Details of sample size, sex distribution, age and BMI for each leptin treatment group

Leptin 20 ng/ml

Leptin 100 ng/ml

Leptin 500 ng/ml




BMI <30

BMI >30

BMI <30

BMI >30

BMI <30

BMI >30


N

5 (3 F, 2 M)

5 (2 F, 3 M)

8 (5 F, 3 M)

11 (7 F, 4 M)

8 (5 F, 3 M)

9 (6 F, 3 M)

Age (years)

69.4 (4.5)

67.8 (4.5)

71.3 (4.1)

68 (2.4)

68.4 (3.5)

67.7 (2.6)

BMI (kg/m2)

26.04 (1.02)

33.38 (1.85)

26.78 (0.78)

34.45 (1.10)

26.24 (0.68)

35.44 (1.31)


Values are expressed as mean (standard error of the mean). BMI, body mass index; F, female; M, male.

Pallu et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:R112   doi:10.1186/ar3048

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