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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study participants

From: Lipid profile and left ventricular geometry pattern in obese children

 MeanSDMedianIQRMinMax
Age, years13.772.321412–16917
Sex, n (%)70 (100)
 Male, n (%)46 (65.71)
 Female, n (%)24 (34.29)
BMI, kg/m229.384.2628.6526.7–31.320.140.4
BMI z-score2.240.562.271.93–2.571.053.52
24 h-average SBP, mm Hg123.778.78124119–130101145
Laboratory assessment
 Cholesterol, mmol/L4.360.794.43.96–4.742.856.91
 Triglycerides, mmol/L1.421.011.190.78–1.860.27
 LDL, mmol/L2.380.642.41.9–2.70.994.2
 HDL, mmol/L1.300.301.31.08–1.410.782.12
 Glucose, mmol/L5.230.595.24.9–5.63.86.8
 Insulin, μU/mL39.1534.142518–473163
 HOMA index9.128.955.724.11–11.20.5141.51
 TG/HDL ratio1.170.840.860.58–1.570.164.57
Echocardiographic assessment
 LVMI, g/m2.747.859.974642–552575
 RWT, %36.406.3636.531–412351
Left ventricular geometry classification, n (%)70 (100)
 Normal geometry, n (%)36 (51.43)
 Eccentric LVH, n (%)14 (20)
 Concentric LVH, n (%)10 (14.29)
 Concentric remodeling, n (%)10 (14.29)
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, IQR inter-quartile range, BMI body mass index, LDL Low Density Lipoprotein, HDL High Density Lipoprotein, TG Triglycerides, HOMA Homeostatic model assessment index, RWT relative wall thickness, LVMI Left ventricular mass index, BP blood pressure