Table 2

Plasma levels of IGF-I, IGF-II, and IGFBP-3 in Chinese women

VariableCaseControlPa
No.Median (range)No.Median (range)
All women
 IGF-I (ng/ml)299143 (31–334)300127 (34–350)<0.001
 IGF-II (ng/ml)299860 (326–1,857)300856 (407–1,430)0.022
 IGFBP-3 (ng/ml)2994340 (2,100–11,810)3004030 (1,513–10,740)<0.001
Premenopausal women
 IGF-I (ng/ml)171163 (41–334)170146 (69–299)<0.001
 IGF-II (ng/ml)171852 (326–1,857)170867 (407–1,386)0.205
 IGFBP-3 (ng/ml)1714224 (2,100–9,767)1703901 (2,263–10,740)0.002
Postmenopausal women
 IGF-I (ng/ml)128114 (31–280)130106 (34–350)0.060
 IGF-II (ng/ml)128867 (362–1,472)130810 (454–1,430)0.093
 IGFBP-3 (ng/ml)1284597 (2,209–11,810)1304189 (1,513–10,730)0.008
  • a From Wilcoxon signed rank test.