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Table 1 Characteristics of the study group (n = 80)

From: Increased serum concentration of ceramides in obese children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Parameter Median (Q1-Q3
Age (years) 12 (11–15)
BMI (kg/m2) 27.8 (25.9–31.9)
Waist (cm) 94 (90–104)
ALT (IU/l) 35.5 (21.5–59.0)
GGT (IU/l) 21 (15.5–30.0)
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 177.5 (146.0–191.5)
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 47.5 (39–54)
LDL – cholesterol (mg/dl) 99.5 (79.5–121.0)
Triglycerides (TG) (mg/dl) 107.5 (84.0–152.5)
Glucose (mg/dl) 92.0 (85.5–96.0)
Insulin (μIU/ml) 15.0 (11.7–19.9)
HOMA – IR 3.5 (2.6–4.5)
TILC (r.u) 107 (58–180)