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Table 2 Factors correlated to LDL-C by a univariate analysis

From: Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are associated with insulin-like growth factor-1 in short-stature children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

  β (95% CI) P value
Age (years) −0.03 (− 0.04, − 0.02) <0.001
Height SDS 0.04 (− 0.03, 0.11) 0.265
Weight (kg) 0.00 (−0.01, − 0.00) 0.034
BMI SDS 0.07 (0.04, 0.11) <0.001
IGF1 SDS −0.05 (− 0.08, − 0.01) 0.006
SBP (mmHg) − 0.00 (− 0.01, 0.00) 0.507
DBP (mmHg) −0.00 (− 0.01, 0.00) 0.712
FPG (mmol/L) −0.06 (− 0.13, 0.01) 0.115
ALT (U/L) 0.00 (−0.00, 0.01) 0.119
UA (umol/L) 0.00 (−0.00, 0.00) 0.456
TG (mmol/L) 0.18 (0.05, 0.32) 0.008
TC (mmol/L) 0.64 (0.61, 0.68) <0.001
HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.15 (0.00, 0.30) 0.046
VLDL-C (mmol/L) 0.20 (0.02, 0.37) 0.027
Sex  
Male 0
Female 0.06 (−0.04, 0.16) 0.222
Pubertal stage  
In prepuberty 0
In puberty −0.14 (−0.25, − 0.04) 0.007
  1. Abbreviations: Height SDS: height standard deviation scores; BMISDS: body mass index standard deviation scores; IGF-1 SDS: insulin like growth factor-1 standard deviation scores; SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure; FPG: fasting plasma glucose; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; UA: uric acid; TG: triglyceride; TC: total cholesterol; HDL-C: high density lipoprotein-cholesterol; LDL-C: low density lipoprotein cholesterol; VLDL-C: very low density lipoprotein-cholesterol. P < 0.05 is considered to be statistically significant