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Table 2 Mean and standard deviations (SD) of background characteristics among women with hair loss and normal hair

From: Health-related quality of life and physical well-being among a 63-year-old cohort of women with androgenetic alopecia; a Finnish population-based study

Variable Hair loss n = 105 Normal hair n = 225  
  Mean Sd Mean Sd p
Waist circ. (cm) 86.6 11.4 83.0 10.9 0.010
BMI 1) (kg/m2) 28.5 4.5 27.5 4.0 0.094
WHR2) (waist/hip) 0.84 0.06 0.81 0.06 0.002
fB-gluc3) (mmol/l) 5.2 1.0 5.0 0.8 0.064
2-h gluc4) (mmol/l) 7.2 1.8 7.1 1.8 0.321
QUICKI5) 0.337 0.03 0.346 0.03 0.012
  1. 1) BMI = body mass index (kg/m2); 2) WHR = waist to hip ratio; 3) fB-gluc = fasting glucose level (mmol/l); 4) 2-h gluc = 2-h blood glucose level (mmol/l); 5) QUICKI = Qualitative Insulin Sensitivity Check Index