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Table 2.

Presentation of clinical parameters in cases and controls

Clinical parameter PCOS (N=311) Control (N=308) P-value
Age (years) 24±4.80 23±4.17 0.088
Age at menarche (years) 13.20±1.31 13.26±1.33 0.761
Height (cm) 160±0.5 163±0.6 0.006
Weight (kg) 65.5±7.2 58.5±6.1 0.04
Waist circumference (cm) 93.4±13.9 79.2±7.8 0.000
Hip circumference (cm) 103.6±10.6 93.9±7.3 0.000
BMI <18.5 19 22 1.0×10‒9*
18.5∼22.9 106 171
>23 145 77
WHR <0.81 39 170 1.0×10‒11*
>0.81 231 100

*P<0.05 statistically significant.

Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; WHR, waist hip ratio.

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