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Table 3 Cardiovascular risk factors by weight status among children participating in the healthy hearts club (Means/Frequencies)

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

  Normal Overweight Obese P-value
N = 7645 N = 1263 N = 786
TChol mg/dL (SD) 160.2 (27.8) 166.2 (30.5) 169.5 (30.6) <0.001
TChol ≥ 170–199 mg/dL (%) 25.5 28.3 30.8 <0.001
TChol ≥ 200 mg/dL (%) 8.1 13.4 15.1 <0.001
HDL-C mg/dL (SD) 50.1 (12.0) 44.8 (11.6) 40.9 (9.9) <0.001
HDL-C < 40 mg/dL (%) 17.8 32.9 47.5 <0.001
Non-HDL-C mg/dL (SD) 110.1 (27.5) 121.3 (30.5) 128.6 (31.0) <0.001
Non-HDL-C ≥ 145 mg/dL (%) 10.4 19.6 27.0 <0.001
SBP mmHg (SD) 100.4 (9.5) 105.0 (9.9) 109.5 (10.0) <0.001
SBP ≥120 mmHg (%) 3.9 10.% 19.0 <0.001
DBP mmHg (SD) 65.0 (8.0) 67.6 (8.2) 71.0 (8.5) <0.001
DBP ≥ 85 mmHg (%) 5.4 9.9 19.8 <0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, SBP systolic blood pressure, TChol Total Cholesterol, SD standard deviation