Korean Journal of Family Practice

Table. 1.

General characteristics of the study participants (n=21)

Variable Obese (n=10) Control (n=11) P-value
Age (y) 15.40±4.06 12.82±5.78 0.255
BMI (kg/m2) 25.14±2.75 21.21±2.08 0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 136.67±16.56 183.50±64.35 0.285
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 49.50±10.61 50.33±17.21 0.956
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 64.50±27.58 135.67±90.15 0.377
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 69.50±33.23 110.00±35.54 0.292
SBP (mmHg) 118.25±11.29 107.00±9.75 0.094
DBP (mmHg) 72.63±8.67 66.60±6.15 0.205
Glucose (mg/dL) 95.56±15.70 92.67±5.05 0.673
AST (IU) 21.78±12.18 18.57±3.64 0.515
ALT (IU) 30.78±35.35 16.29±6.40 0.306
Education (y) 8.60±3.50 6.18±5.29 0.237
Sex (male/female) 6/4 6/5 0.801

Values are mean±standard deviation or number.

BMI, body mass index; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; AST, aspartate transaminase; ALT, alanine aminotransferase.

Statistical significance was tested using independent t-tests or χ2 test.

Korean J Fam Pract 2021;11:61~66 https://doi.org/10.21215/kjfp.2021.11.1.61
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