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Table 1 Anthropometric and arterial status of normal weight and obese boys and girls

From: Intima-media thickness and arterial function in obese and non-obese children

  Male (19/19) Female (27/27)
Normal weight Obese Normal weight Obese
AGE [yrs] 11.82 ± 2.51 11.81 ± 2.51 12.68 ± 2.84 12.68 ± 2.84
HEIGHT [cm] 149.83 ± 14.38 157.73 ± 16.34 153.71 ± 14.62 155.45 ± 10.12
WEIGHT [kg] 40.14 ± 13.35** 69.91 ± 21.99** 42.34 ± 12.19** 70.17 ± 17.83**
BMI SDS −0.37 ± 0.69** 2.22 ± 0.25** −0.56 ± 0.52** 2.35 ± 0.5**
BP systolic SDS 0.68 ± 1.01 1.23 ± 1.05 1.14 ± 1.33 1.07 ± 1.38
BP diastolic SDS −0.14 ± 1.32 0.55 ± 1.02 0.08 ± 1.19 0.15 ± 1.26
IMT SDS −0.05 ± 0.94 0.03 ± 1.39 0.07 ± 1.09 0.23 ± 0.83
AC SDS −0.35 ± 1.19 0.25 ± 0.77 −0.15 ± 0.92 0.04 ± 1.47
Ep SDS 0.08 ± 1.31 0.36 ± 1.10 0.00 ± 1.06* 0.64 ± 1.24*
β SDS 0.23 ± 1.28 0.23 ± 1.00 −0.01 ± 1.06** 0.60 ± 1.17**
PWV β SDS −0.04 ± 1.19 0.34 ± 1.00 −0.12 ± 1.05* 0.54 ± 1.2*
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01