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Table 2 Percentage of male and female children participating in the healthy hearts club 1992–2013 with elevated levels of CVD risk factors, values are expressed as percentages

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

  Percentage Percentage P-value
  Males (N = 4851) Females (N = 4843)  
BMI ≥ 85 % – < 95 % (%) 13.7 12.3 <0.001
BMI ≥ 95 % (%) 9.3 6.9 <0.001
Total Cholesterol ≥170–199 mg/dL (%) 26.5 26.0 NS
Total Cholesterol ≥200 mg/dL (%) 9.4 9.4 NS
HDL-C < 40 mg/dL (%) 21.2 23.2 <0.05
Non-HDL-C ≥ 145 mg/dL (%) 13 12.9 NS
Systolic Blood Pressure ≥ 120 mmHg (%) 6.2 5.8 NS
Diastolic Blood Pressure ≥ 80 mmHg (%) 7.6 6.8 NS
  1. BMI body mass index, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, NS not significant p < 0.05