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Table 3 Distribution of cord serum levels of insulin, glucose and HOMA-IR index in newborns appropriate-for-gestational age delivered at term, N = 150

From: Birth-weight, insulin levels, and HOMA-IR in newborns at term

   Percentiles
  Mean ± SD 5 25 50 75 90
Newborn’s insulin at birth, μU/mL 8.2 ± 8.8 2.42 3.90 5.60 8.80 13.0
Newborn’s plasma glucose at birth, mmol/L 6.1 ± 1.9 3.9 4.7 5.6 6.2 6.7
HOMA-IR 2.2 ± 2.5 0.52 0.94 1.51 2.60 2.89