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Table 4 Metabolic risk factors overall and according to weight category

From: Psychosocial, behavioral and clinical correlates of children with overweight and obesity

Characteristicanb% Exceed CutoffAllWeight Category 
OverweightObeseSeverely Obesep-value**
Triglycerides, mg/dL10436.5%79.5 (36.0, 362.0)62.0 (36.0,362.0)85.5 (46.0,241.0)79.5 (43.0, 227.0)0.26
Total Chol, mg/dL10443.3%164.0 (118.0,237.0)160.5 (122.0,237.0)173.0 (124.00,228.0)163.0 (118.0,231.0)0.73
HDL-Chol, mg/dL10453.8%45.0 (24.0, 76.0)54.5 (26.0,76.0)46.0 (24.0,69.0)44.0 (24.0,76.0)0.011
LDL- Chol, mg/dL10441.3%96.0 (21.0,155.0)88.0 (47.0,154.0)100.0 (21.0,155.0)96.5 (43.0,151.0)0.40
SBP, mmHg1051.9%110.0 (87.0, 140.0)105.0 (90.0,125.0)109.0 (95.0,140.0)112.5 (87.0, 138.0)0.051
DBP, mmHg1051.0%67.0 (43.5, 85.0)63.0 (57.0,81.0)67.0 (43.5,85.0)68.0 (47.5,81.0)0.59
CRP, mg/L10428.8%1.63 (0.10, 70.41)0.97 (0.10, 3.85)0.77 (0.18, 70.41)3.40 (0.19, 38.16)<  0.001
HOMA-IR10353.4%3.08 (0.21, 23.61)2.13 (0.21,5.65)3.01 (0.52,8.05)3.94 (0.69,23.61)<  0.001
Insulin, uIU/mL10363.1%16.0 (1.4, 102.8)10.6 (1.4, 26.3)11.6 (2.8, 35.2)20.05 (3.8,102.8)<  0.001
Glucose, mg/dL1042.9%80.0 (62.0, 255.0)80.5 (62.0,120.0)82.0 (70.0,97.0)79.0 (63.0,255.0)0.54
# of risk factors103 2 (0, 5)1 (0,3)1 (0,4)2 (0,5)0.003
  1. aMedian (Minimum, Maximum) values for each risk factor
  2. bnumber of participants with non-missing data
  3. **P-values calculated from Jonckheere-Terpstra Test for Independent Samples