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Table 3 Comparison of the alpha diversity indexes across different group of samples

From: Age-stratified comparative analysis of the differences of gut microbiota associated with blood glucose level

Overall comparison
  Two Categorical GLU group Three Categorical GLU group Age group Total (n = 133)
GLU normal (n = 78) GLU high (n = 55) NGR (n = 78) IFG (n = 22) DM (n = 33) 76 or older (n = 45) 75 or younger (n = 88) min median max mean sd
 PD_whole_tree 16.4 ± 4 16.2 ± 4.6 16.4 ± 4 16 ± 3.5 16.3 ± 5.3 16.6 ± 3.8 16.2 ± 4.5 9 15.8 30.7 16.3 4.2
 Chao1 290.3 ± 82.7 286.2 ± 98.3 290.3 ± 82.7 278.6 ± 92 291.3 ± 103.4 291.4 ± 81.9 287.2 ± 93 154.5 272.2 576.5 288.6 89.1
 Goods_coverage 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 1 1 1 0
 Shannon 4.5 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 0.9 4.5 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 0.6 4.4 ± 1 4.4 ± 0.9 4.5 ± 0.8 2.7 4.5 6.1 4.4 0.8
 Simpson 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.6 0.9 1 0.9 0.1
Comparison among 76 ages and older subgroup
  Two Categorical GLU group Three Categorical GLU group Total (n = 45)
GLU normal (n = 26) GLU abnormal (n = 19) NGR (n = 26) IFG (n = 6) DM (n = 13) min median max mean sd
 PD_whole_tree 17.2 ± 3.9 15.8 ± 3.7 17.2 ± 3.9 15.8 ± 3.7 15.8 ± 3.9 9.0 16.3 25.2 16.6 3.8
 Chao1 301.3 ± 81.9 278 ± 82.1 301.3 ± 81.9 262.7 ± 110.6 285 ± 69.7 162.3 272.1 479.5 291.4 81.9
 Goods_coverage 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
 Shannon 4.6 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 0.9 4.6 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 1 2.7 4.6 5.7 4.4 0.9
 Simpson 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.6 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.1
Comparison among 75 ages and younger subgroup
  Two Categorical GLU group Three Categorical GLU group Total (n = 88)
GLU normal (n = 52) GLU abnormal (n = 36) NGR (n = 52) IFG (n = 16) DM (n = 20) min median max mean sd
 PD_whole_tree 16 ± 4 16.4 ± 5.1 16 ± 4 16.1 ± 3.6 16.6 ± 6.1 9.9 15.6 30.7 16.2 4.5
 Chao1 284.8 ± 83.3 290.6 ± 106.7 284.8 ± 83.3 284.6 ± 87.3 295.4 ± 122 154.5 274.2 576.5 287.2 93.0
 Goods_coverage 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1 ± 0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
 Shannon 4.4 ± 0.7 4.5 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 0.7 4.5 ± 0.5 4.5 ± 1 2.7 4.5 6.1 4.4 0.8
 Simpson 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0 0.9 ± 0.1 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.1