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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of study participants

From: Low insulin-like growth factor 1 is associated with low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and metabolic syndrome in Chinese nondiabetic obese children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Obese group (n = 120) Control group (n = 120) P value
Age (yr) 12.09(1.35) 11.63(2.27) 0.054
Male/Female, (n) 101/19 88/32 0.058a
Prepuberty/Puberty,(n) 81/39 76/44 0.587a
IGF-1SDS −0.33(1.35) 0.66(1.23) <0.001*
SBP (mmHg) 121.08(12.84) 106.69(9.7) <0.001*
DBP (mmHg) 78.79(10.41) 70.69(7.61) <0.001*
BMISDS 2.71(0.78) 0.04(0.77) <0.001*
Height SDS 1.03(0.46–1.93) −0.26(−0.71–0.41) <0.001*a
HOMA-IR 6.35(3.8) 2.67(1.53) <0.001*
FPG (mmol/L) 5.08(0.44) 5.07(0.42) 0.894
TC (mmol/L) 4.24(3.78–4.84) 4.01(3.64–4.37) <0.001*a
TG (mmol/L) 1.4(0.87) 0.79(0.32) <0.001*
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.23(0.29) 1.53(0.33) <0.001*
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.53(0.61) 2.11(0.52) <0.001*
UA(μmol/L) 386.68(96.18) 298.29(69.42) <0.001*
ALT((U/L)) 25.00(18.00–40.00) 13.50(11.00–17.00) <0.001*a
  1. SBP, HOMA-IR, triglycerides, uric acid were log transformed for statistical analysis, but values in the table represent a back transformation to the original
  2. * P < 0.05, aMann-Whitney U test or the chi-square test