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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical characteristics of young adolescents according to IL10 tertiles (n=325, boys=175 and girls=150)

From: Association between interleukin 1β and interleukin 10 concentrations: a cross-sectional study in young adolescents in Taiwan

Variables# T1*   T2*   T3*   P-trend
BMI (kg/m2) 20.97 ±4.3 20.65± 4.3 19.99 ±3.2 0.0740
Body fat (%) 22.64 ±8.7 21.95± 7.6 20.78 ±6.78 0.0818
Waist circumference (cm) 71.21 ±11.9 70.55± 10.8 69.16 ±9.9 0.1788
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 90.99 ±8.67 91.81± 6.07 92.25 ±7.79 0.2240
Fasting serum insulin (μIU/ml) 16.95 ±14.2 16.87± 10.3 17.22 ±15.8 0.8848
HOMA-IR 3.98 ±4.0 3.88± 2.5 4.05 ±4.2 0.8940
Sytolic BP (mmHg) 110.89 ±11.0 112.33± 8.9 110.75 ±8.5 0.9094
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 62.88 ±8.2 63.80± 8.7 63.41 ±7.7 0.6371
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 54.06 ±12.3 56.31± 13.4 56.59 ±12.67 0.1481
LDL- cholesterol (mg/dL) 89.44 ±27.0 91.64± 21.2 90.73 ±24.2 0.6998
Triglyceride ((mg/dL)) 76.53 ±35.6 70.85± 31.2 78.23 ±49.6 0.7537
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 159.9 ±30.2 159.63± 24.2 160.75 ±30.1 0.8420
Serum iron (ug/dL) 87 ±35.8 86.52± 33.1 95.32 ±36.0 0.0833
Serum TIBC (ug/dL) 352.1 ±44.6 348.56± 47.2 337.01 ±37.2 0.0114
Serum ferritin (ng/ml) 57.87 ±36.1 55.22± 37.0 55.92 ±32.0 0.6844
Transferrin Saturation (%) 25.17 ±10.7 25.14± 9.6 28.63 ±11.1 0.0167
Hepcidin (ng/ml) § 422.46 ±418.7 554.71± 446.7 698.92 ±420.7 <0.0001
TNFα (pg/ml) § 24.56 ±11.2 18.96± 7.3 18.81 ±6.7 <0.0001
IFNγ (pg/ml) 6.72 ±1.7 6.34± 2.3 6.24 ±2.5 0.1148
NO (uM) § 9.31 ±4.3 7.10± 4.2 6.69 ±4.3 <0.0001
IL1β (pg/ml) § 1.26 ±0.4 1.00± 0.4 0.86 ±0.2 <0.0001
  1. *IL10 cut-off point: Tertile 1: <8.03 pg/ml, Tertile 2>=8.03 pg/ml <=10.6 pg/ml, Tertile 3>10.6 pg/ml.
  2. #Data are presented as means±standard error of mean (SEM) and percent for continuous and categorical variables respectively.
  3. §Bonferroni correction p<0.0023.