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Table 2 Comparison of anthropometric measures, lipid profile components, serum 25(OH) D and anti-ADV36-Ab between boys and girls

From: Modulating effect of vitamin D status on serum anti-adenovirus 36 antibody amount in children with obesity: National Food and Nutrition Surveillance

Variable Boys
(n1 = 53)
Girls
(n2 = 38)
p value Total
(n = 91)
Age (yrs) 9.16 ± 2.7 10.3 ± 3.5 0.078 9.6 ± 3.1
Weight (kg) 42.5 ± 16.9 46.8 ± 22.8 0.308 44.3 ± 19.6
Height (cm) 138.4 ± 18.4 138.2 ± 22.5 0.969 138.3 ± 20.1
BMI (kg/m2) 21.6 ± 6.1 23.3 ± 6.8 0.215 22.3 ± 6.4
z-score for BMI for age 1.33 ± 0.87 1.30 ± 0.94 0.854 1.3 ± 0.9
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 87.5 ± 42.4 86.9 ± 47.0 0.954 87.3 ± 44.1
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL) 144.3 ± 27.1 148.1 ± 22.7 0.477 145.9 ± 25.3
HDL-C (mg/dL) 53.3 ± 13.4 52.0 ± 11.3 0.627 52.7 ± 12.5
LDL-C (mg/dL) 73.5 ± 20.8 78.8 ± 18.9 0.220 75.7 ± 21.0
25(OH) D (nmol/L) 27.8 ± 13.0 22.6 ± 13.3 0.068 25.7 ± 13.3
Anti-ADV36-Ab (arb.unit) 4.05 ± 5.5 3.80 ± 5.5 0.831 3.94 ± 5.5