Rizi EP, Baig S, Toh SA and Khoo CM, 2016, Pathology , 48, 510-2 , Biological variation of glucose, insulin and lípids in lean, insulin-sensitie and obese, insulin-resistant chinese males without diabetis


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand B
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis B
7. Steady State C
8. Outlier Analysis A
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results C
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C7,10,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Insulin
Unit mIU / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Unknown
Number of Subjects 9
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 9
Ethinicity Asian
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 21.0
Age Max 41.0
Age SD
Number of Males
Number of Females
State of Well Being
Non-healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 3
Study Duration Units Week
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 3
Interval Units Week
Sampling Times Start Time: 8
End Time: 10
Number of Samples 10
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 3.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 29.8
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 0.00, Upper: 44.47
Estimates of CVg 48.9
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 30.52, Upper: 93.13
Analytical CV 5.7
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 2.97, Upper: 35.82
Measurand Mean 15.3
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD 7.2