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Table 1 Anthropometric and metabolic characteristics of the obese children.

From: Association between metabolic disturbances and G-174C polymorphism of interleukin-6 gene in obese children

Anthropometric parameters Mean ± SD % of children
   ≥ 2SD ≥ 3SD
Age (year) 14.6 ± 2.0 - -
Height (m) 167.7 ± 9.3 19.7 0.8
Body weight (kg) 91.4 ± 17.0 39.8 60.3
Body mass index (kg/m2) 32.2 ± 4.0 17.6 82.4
SDS body mass index (z-score) 4.4 ± 1.5 - -
Waist circumference (cm) 98.0 ± 10.8 29.4 52.4
SDS waist circumference 3.7 ± 1.2 - -
Hip circumference (cm) 112.4 ± 13.3 - -
Waist to hip ratio -WHR 0.9 ± 0.1 - -
Sum of 3 skin-fold thickness (mm) 72.8 ± 11.5 - -
Sum of 10 skin-fold thickness (mm) 172.0 ± 26.8 - -
% of body fat -Slaughter equation 35.3 ± 5.3 - -
Metabolic parameters and blood pressure Mean ± SD Cut points % of children
> cut points
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) T-chol 171.9 ± 34.1 ≥ 200 19.8
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) HDL-C 45.6 ± 12.2 ≤ 45 boys 60
  1 ≤ 50 girls 65.4
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) LDL-C 101.2 ± 27.7 ≥ 150 5.0
Triglycerides (mg/dl) Tg 134.2 ± 57.9 ≥ 130 43.5
Glucose 0 min OGTT (mg/dl) 79.2 ± 10.1 ≥ 100 2.4
Glucose in 120 min OGTT(mg/dl) 106.6 ± 26.0 ≥ 140 < 200 7.3
Insulin 0 min OGTT (μIU/ml) 17.5 ± 8.7 ≥ 15 54.8
Insulin in 120 min OGTT 80.9 ± 68.7 ≥ 75 35.5
Leptin (ng/ml) 27.2 ± 13.2 ≥ 20 75.0 girls
    80.0 boys
HOMA 3.4 ± 1.7 > 3.0 80.0
OGIS90 427.9 ± 84.7 - -
SBP -systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 124.8 ± 10.2 > 90th percentile 50.0
   > 95th percentile 47.0