Volume 123 (2012), pp. 99–109

The published values of the fasting glucose concentrations and TAGs in the ‘Women’ column of Table 1 were incorrect. The correct values are shown below in Table 1.

Table 1
Characteristics of the subjects for TSLP mRNA level measurement using qRT-PCR

Values are means±S.D, or numbers

Phenotype Men Women 
Subjects (n23 107 
Smokers (n
Menopausal (n− 
Age (years) 32.3±8.8 35.8±7.8 
BMI (kg/m257.2±12.8 51.4±9.5 
Weight (kg) 181.2±43.0 133.6±26.9 
Waist circumference (cm) 158.1±19.4 129.8±16.3 
Type 2 diabetes (n
MetS (n12 42 
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.67±0.84 5.14±0.77 
TAGs (mmol/l) 1.86±1.34 1.57±0.99 
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.11±0.21 1.37±0.31 
SBP (mmHg) 143.9±20.1 137.9±17.0 
DBP (mmHg) 85.7±13.7 84.8±11.0 
Phenotype Men Women 
Subjects (n23 107 
Smokers (n
Menopausal (n− 
Age (years) 32.3±8.8 35.8±7.8 
BMI (kg/m257.2±12.8 51.4±9.5 
Weight (kg) 181.2±43.0 133.6±26.9 
Waist circumference (cm) 158.1±19.4 129.8±16.3 
Type 2 diabetes (n
MetS (n12 42 
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.67±0.84 5.14±0.77 
TAGs (mmol/l) 1.86±1.34 1.57±0.99 
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.11±0.21 1.37±0.31 
SBP (mmHg) 143.9±20.1 137.9±17.0 
DBP (mmHg) 85.7±13.7 84.8±11.0