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Table 1 Sample characteristics comparing lean versus overweight/obese youth

From: Abdominal adiposity, insulin resistance, and oxidized low-density lipoproteins in Latino adolescents

  Lean (n = 62) Overweight/Obese (n = 61) p-value
Age 16.2 ± 2.5 16.3 ± 2.6 0.821
Gender (M/F) 21/41 33/28 0.200
Height (cm) 163.2 ± 8.3 168.7 ± 10.0 0.001
Weight (kg) 55.2 ± 8.1 85.5 ± 20.6 < 0.001
Waist circumference (cm)* 74.6 ± 6.5 98.2 ± 13.8 < 0.001
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 20.7 ± 2.0 29.6 ± 5.5 < 0.001
BMI percentile (%) 50.3 ± 22 94.0 ± 4.9 < 0.001
TC (mg/dL)* 147 ± 31 150 ± 35 0.685
TG (mg/dL)* 88 ± 47 109 ± 53 0.022
LDL-c (mg/dL)* 88 ± 25 94 ± 30 0.313
HDL-c (mg/dL)* 48 ± 12 42 ± 10 0.003
TG:HDL ratio (mg/dL) 2.0 ± 1.3 2.8 ± 1.7 0.003
Oxidized LDL (U/L)* 38.8 ± 10.5 44.7 ± 13.9 0.007
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 90.4 ± 5.9 90.3 ± 6.5 0.960
2-hr glucose (mg/dL) 111.3 ± 24.4 115.8 ± 24.3 0.264
Fasting insulin (μU/ml)* 7.7 ± 4.3 13.1 ± 10.1 < 0.001
2-hr insulin (μU/ml)* 65.0 ± 49.5 87.3 ± 78.3 0.087
Insulin Sensitivity index* 5.8 ± 3.1 4.1 ± 3.0 < 0.001
  1. Data are presented are mean ± SD.
  2. *Data was log base 10 transformed for p-value.