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Table 2 Participants with metabolic syndrome and risk factors according to the IDF definition [34]

From: Gender-related differences in cardiometabolic risk factors and lifestyle behaviors in treatment-seeking adolescents with severe obesity

  Boys, n (%) Girls, n (%) P-value
Metabolic syndrome 34 (27) 25 (19) 0.140
High triglycerides 49 (39) 36 (27) 0.064
Low HDL cholesterol 49 (39) 48 (36) 0.702
High systolic blood pressure 25 (19) 12 (9) 0.021
High diastolic blood pressure 0 0  
High fasting glucose 3 (2) 8 (6) 0.218
  1. Fisher’s exact test