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Table 2 Association between abdominal adipose tissue, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome in obese youth (n = 182)

From: Intra-abdominal fat is related to metabolic syndrome and non-alcoholic fat liver disease in obese youth

  Subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue (Quartile) P
MS components <P25 P25-P75 ≥P75
  Hyperinsulinemia 66.7% 63.3% 68% 0.866
  EBP 28.6% 30% 52% 0.015
  Dyslipidemia 50% 51.1% 34% 0.108
  MS 45.2% 45.6% 56% 0.285
  NAFLD 21.4% 28.9% 26% 0.665
  Intra-abdominal adipose tissue (Quartile) P
MS components <P25 P25-P75 ≥P75
  Hyperinsulinemia 58.5% 66.3% 69.6% 0.287
  EBP 31.7% 32.6% 45.7% 0.165
  Dyslipidemia 22% 49.5% 60.9% 0.001
  MS 34.1% 48.4% 60.9% 0.013
 NAFLD 14.6% 24.2% 41.3% 0.005
  1. P25 25th percentile; P75 = 75th percentile, EBP elevated blood pressure, MS metabolic syndrome, NAFLD non-alcoholic fat liver disease.