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Table 2 HOMA-IR values in relation to the number of metabolic syndrome components

From: Glucose homeostasis and insulin resistance: prevalence, gender differences and predictors in adolescents

Number of metabolic syndrome components (number of girls/boys) HOMA-IR
Girls Boys
0 (468/301 girls/boys) 2.12 (1.53; 2.84) 1.90 (1.42; 2.61)
1 ( 381/359 girls/boys) 2.55 (1.80; 3.45) 2.28 (1.65; 3.11)
2 (174/168 girls/boys) 2.85 (2.09; 4.37) 3.19 (2.20; 5.03)
3 (54/76 girls/boys) 3.60 (2.56; 5.69) 4.44 (2.88; 6.25)
4 (4/29 girls/boys) 5.86 (4.90; 9.19) 6.38 (4.26; 7.98)
5 (0/3 girls/boys) --- 7.19 (4.33; 13.93)
  1. HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance. Data are described as median, lower and upper quartiles.