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Table 2 Prevalence of CVD risk factors among normal weight, overweight and obese children

From: Glycolipid metabolic status of overweight/obese adolescents aged 9- to 15-year-old and the BMI-SDS/BMI cut-off value of predicting dyslipidemiain boys, Shanghai, China: a cross-sectional study

  Total <85th 85th-95th ≥95th
Abnormalities   percentile percentile percentile
  N = 538 N=283 N=115 N=140
NAFLD (n/%) 91 (16.91) 3 (1.06) *** 15 (13.04)¶¶¶ 73 (52.14) §§§
Hypertriglyceridemia (n/%) 28 (5.20) 3 (1.06) *** 10 (8.70) 15 (10.71) §§§
Hyperglycaemia (n/%) 26 (4.83) 10 (3.53) 5 (4.35) 11 (7.86)
High TC (n/%) 43 (7.99) 13 (4.59) 10 (8.70) 20 (14.29)§§§
Low HDL-C (n/%) 16 (2.97) 3 (1.06) 4 (3.48) 9 (6.43)§§
High LDL-C (n/%) 33 (6.13) 7 (2.47) 9 (7.83) 17 (12.14)§§§
  1. TC, total cholesterol; HDL-C, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low density lipoprotein cholesterol.
  2. Ratios were significantly different, normal weight vs. overweight: ***p < 0.001.
  3. Ratios were significantly different, overweight vs. obese: ¶¶¶p < 0.001.
  4. Ratios were significantly different, normal weight vs. obese: §§p < 0.01,§§§p < 0.001.