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Table 2 Clinical and laboratory characteristics in the two groups of subjects using1.03 mmol/L as a threshold value for HDL-C

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 HDL-C <1.03 mmol/L (n = 22) HDL-C ≥ 1.03 mmol/L (n = 98) P value
Age (yr) 12.1(1.13) 12.09(1.4) 0.992
Male/Female, (n) 16/6 85/13 0.115a
Prepuberty/Puberty,(n) 14/8 67/31 0.802a
IGF-1SDS −1.19(1.4) −0.14(1.27) 0.001*
SBP (mmHg) 121.14(12.43) 121.07(13) 0.963
DBP (mmHg) 80.05(9.37) 78.51(10.65) 0.534
Height SDS 1.18(0.67–1.83) 1.02(0.3–1.97) 0.722a
BMISDS 2.85(0.82) 2.68(0.77) 0.34
HOMA-IR 6.37(4.05) 6.34(3.77) 0.955
FPG (mmol/L) 5.08(0.47) 5.08(0.43) 0.989
TC (mmol/L) 4.12(0.76) 4.46(0.93) 0.105
TG (mmol/L) 2.22(1.47) 1.22(0.53) <0.001*
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.43(0.47) 2.55(0.63) 0.393
UA(μmol/L) 399.32(95.85) 383.85(96.52) 0.491
ALT((U/L)) 23.5(19.75–37.25) 26.00(17.75–40.00) 0.807a
  1. SBP, HOMA-IR, total cholesterol, 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