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Table 1 Cardiovascular risk factors among male and female children participating in the healthy hearts club 1992–2013, values are expressed as mean (S.D.)

From: Healthy hearts: a cross-sectional study of clinical cardiovascular disease risk factors in Northern Colorado school children (1992–2013)

  Mean S.D. Mean S.D. P-value
Males (N = 4851)   Females (N = 4843)
Age (years) 10.33 0.58 10.28 0.63 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 17.97 3.36 17.90 3.22 NS
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL) 161.73 28.89 161.72 28.26 NS
HDL-C (mg/dL) 49.07 12.31 48.23 11.95 <0.001
Non-HDL-C (mg/dL) 112.66 29.35 113.48 28.25 NS
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 102.03 10.06 101.45 9.96 <0.05
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 66.00 8.41 65.58 8.16 <0.05
  1. S.D. standard deviation, BMI body mass index, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, NS not significant at p < 0.05