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Table 1 Comparison of variablesa studied in the case and control groups

From: Association of cardiometabolic risk factors and dental caries in a population-based sample of youths

VARIABLES CONTROL CASE
Age (years) 13.5 ± 1.40 13.5 ± 1.40
Body mass index (kg/m2)* 20.7 ± 3.25 25.4 ± 9.72
Waist circumference (cm)* 77.8 ± 7.89 86.4 ± 13.13
Hip circumference (cm)* 91.6 ± 8.46 99.8 ± 12.16
Decayed, missing, filled, surface (DMFS)* 0.4 ± 0.03 0.8 ± 0.04
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 64.3 ± 8.98 65.8 ± 9.33
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 103.3 ± 10.80 106.9 ± 10.62
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dL) 83.1 ± 5.36 84.9 ± 14.61
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)* 163.0 ± 21.16 194.1 ± 32.12
LDL- cholestrol (mg/dL)* 97.1 ± 19.33 121.4 ± 32.82
HDL- cholesterol (mg/dL)* 47.9 ± 9.40 43.6 ± 12.24
Triglycerides (mg/dL)* 99.6 ± 31.57 137.3 ± 65.11
  1. a: mean ± SD; *, p < 0.05 between case and control groups