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Table 4 Prevalence of components of metabolic syndrome according to insulin-resistance

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

Criteria Insulin resistance (n = 24) Insulin sensitive (n = 37) P value‡
  N° (%) N° (%)  
Glucose impairment tolerance 2 (8.3) 3 (8.1) 0.66
High systolic blood Pressure 10 (41.6) 5 (13.5) 0.0148
Low HDL levels 13 (54.1) 21 (56.7) 0.67
High Triglycerides 16 (66.6) 10 (27) 0.0025
Achantosis nigricans 17 (70.8) 20 (54) 0.14
  1. ‡ Fisher's Exact Test. (two-tailed test)