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Table 2 Characteristics of the obese group by gender

From: Association between serum uric acid and metabolic syndrome components in prepubertal obese children (Tanner Stage I) from Nuevo León, Mexico - a preliminary study

  Obese
Variables Boys
(n = 32)
Girls
(n = 27)
p-value
Age, years 7.8 ± 1.0 8.2 ± 0.9 0.132a
Tanner Stage I I  
Body Mass Index 26.3 ± 4.8 26.2 ± 3.9 0.999a
Waist circumference, cm 84.4 ± 12.2 83.0 ± 9.5 0.646b
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 95.0 ± 13.1 92.9 ± 7.7 0.734a
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 65.6 ± 11.3 61.1 ± 6.4 0.122a
Fasting glucose, mg/dL 80.4 ± 6.4 79.9 ± 7.2 0.761b
Fasting Insulin, UI/mL 20.5 ± 13.5 34.2 ± 24.1 0.002a
HOMA 4.1 ± 2.7 6.7 ± 4.7 0.003a
Triglyceride, mg/dl 144.3 ± 88.7 168.4 ± 89.0 0.191a
Total cholesterol, mg/dl 167.5 ± 32.9 158.9 ± 35.4 0.337b
LDL-C, mg/dL 98.0 ± 29.4 88.9 ± 27.2 0.226b
HDL-C, mg/dL 41.3 ± 8.5 36.2 ± 7.0 0.017b
Uric Acid, mg/dL 4.5 ± 1.0 4.3 ± 0.7 0.430b
  1. aThe Mann-Whitney U test. bt-Test for independent samples