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Table 3 Metabolic profile and metabolic syndrome criteria 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) Total P Value †
  n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Impairment of glucose tolerance 2 (6.45) 3 (10) 5 (8.2) 0.6713
BMI > 95th percentile 31 (100) 30 (100) 61 (100) -
Systolic blood Pressure > 95th Percentile 10 (32.2) 5 (16.6) 15(24.59) 0.2351
HDL < 5th percentile 22 (70.9) 12(40) 34 (55.7) 0.0209
Triglycerides > 95th percentile 11 (35.48) 15 (50) 26 (42.6) 0.3056
Insulin resistance (HOMA) 9 (29) 15 (50) 24 (39.4) 0.1196
Metabolic syndrome 10 (32.2) 12 (40) 22 (36.07) 0.5996
Achantosis nigricans Presence 17 (27.8) 20 (32.7) 37 (60.6) 0.4345
  1. † Fisher's Exact Test (two-tailed test)