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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Higher BMI predicts liver fibrosis among obese children and adolescents with NAFLD - an interventional pilot study

Characteristics Mean±SD
Age, years 13.5±2.9
Sex, male, n (%) 35 (61.4)
BMI (kg/m2) 38.8±9.7
BMI Z score 2.6±0.5
HbA1c 5.3±0
Glucose (mg/dL) 91.6±9.9
HOMA-IR 9.8±7.1
ALT (U/L) 46±37.9
LDL (mg/dL) 106.2±36.2
Hypercholesterolemia, n (%) 14 (25%)
HDL (mg/dL) 41.4±11.1
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 124.6±56.8
Hypertriglyceridemia, n (%) 26 (45%)
Hypertension, n (%) 5 (9%)
Obstructive sleep apnea, n (%) 5 (9%)
  1. SD standard deviation; BMI body mass index; ALT alanine transaminase; LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein; HOMA Homeostatic model assessment for insulin resistance