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Table 3 Biological characteristics of obese children

From: Mother’s obesity and high child’s waist circumference are predictive factors of severe child’s obesity: an observational study in French Guiana

Characteristics Metabolically Normal Obesity n = 114 (%) Metabolically Abnormal Obesity n = 36 (%) p-value
Triglycerids (mmol/L) median, range 0.76 (0.62–1,27) 0.99 (0,70–1,58) 0.2
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) median, range 1.19 (0.99–1.36) 1.22 (0.96–1.39) 0.5
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) median, range 4.1 (3.64–4.70) 4.07 (3.50–4.62) 0.7
HbA1C (%) 5.2 (4.9–5.35) 5.5 (5.1–5.8) 0.1
Leptin hormone (ng/ml) median, range 26.95 (17.82–40.96) 35.6 (28.85–48.75) 0.02
IGF1 (ng/ml) median, range 221 (185–267.7) 276.2 (237.9–325.7) 0.3
IGFBP3 (mg/l) median, range 4.6 (3.7–25.71) 4.8 (4.7–5.4) 0.4
Insulin level (μU/ml) median, ragne 12.8 (6.9–20.7) 24.4 (15.65–38.05) 0.01
Glycemia (mmol/l) median, range 4.6 (4.3–5.1) 4.8 (4.5–5.05) 0.3
25 OHD Vitamin (μg/l) median, range 28.2 (24–33) 25 (22–31) 0.03
Urinary free cortisol l(nmol/24 h) median, range 43 (21–60) 42 (24.5–67) 0.7
  1. HDL high density lopoprotein