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Table 1 Clinical characteristics according to sex.

From: Prevalence of insulin resistance and its association with metabolic syndrome criteria among Bolivian children and adolescents with obesity

Characteristic Females (n = 31) Males (n = 30) P value ¶
  (Mean ± SD) (Mean ± SD)  
Age (years) 8.9 ± 2.6 9.7 ± 3.1 0.1656
Weight (Kg) 50.7 ± 14.4 50.9 ± 18.5 0.4889
Height (m) 1.35 ± 0.15 1.39 ± 0.15 0.1289
Body-mass index 26.7 ± 3.7 25.5 ± 3.1 0.9151
Systolic pressure (mmHg) 104.1 ± 12.5 103.1 ± 13.2 0.6140
Waist-hip ratio 0.92 ± 0.05 0.95 ± 0.06 0.0468
  1. ¶ T test