Table 3.

Comparison of HOMA-IR, Fasting Insulin Levels, and Lipid Profile in the Hypertensive and Normotensive Groups.

Parameter Hypertensive Group (n=50) Normotensive Group (n=50) P value
HOMA-IR
 Male 1.38±0.33 0.88±0.29 <0.001
 Female 1.32±0.47 0.80±0.30 <0.001
 Total 1.35±0.40 0.84±0.30

Fasting Insulin Levels (mIU/L)
 Male 10.52±2.52 6.75±2.62 <0.001
 Female 10.16±3.75 6.16±2.46 <0.001
 Total 10.34±3.13 6.45±2.54

TGL (mg/dL) 113.70±27.66 97.04±30.17 0.005

Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 173.64±30.38 161.44±36.51 0.07

LDL (mg/dL) 110.80±27.82 107.04±36.15 0.56

HDL (mg/dL) 43.06±7.44 43.58±9.24 0.75

HDL, high-density lipoprotein; HOMA-IR, homeostatic model assessment for insulin resistance; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TGL, tryiglycerides.

RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2022 April; 13(2): e0009. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2022 April 26. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10468.