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Table 1 Demographic and clinic data of normal-weight and overweight/obese 6-10-year-old children from Campos

From: Is waist-to-height ratio a useful indicator of cardio-metabolic risk in 6-10-year-old children?

Group Normal-weight Overweight/obese Statistical significance
n = 88 n = 87
Girls 40 (45%) 37 (43%) p = 0.8122
White 41 (47%) 43 (49%) p = 0.7630
Age (median ± SD) 8.08 ± 1.24 8.28 ± 1.15 p = 0.2703
WHtR (median ± SD) 0.45 ± 0.004 0.58 ± 0.007 p < 0.0001
Height/age z score −0.31 ± 1.08 0.84 ± 1.17 p < 0.0001
Waist (cm, median ± SD) 56.8 ± 5.22 76.5 ± 10.80 p < 0.0001
BMI z score (median ± SD) −0,16 ± 0.64 2.90 ± 0.13 p < 0.0001
SBP z score (median ± SD) −0.91 ± 1.12 0.94 ± 0.16 p < 0.0001
DBP z score (median ± SD) 0.32 ± 0.85 1.71 ± 1.15 p < 0.0001