Table 1

Adiposity and CV Risk, by sex†

Male

Female

n = 78

n = 59


Age (year)

14.8 (14.7 - 15.0)

14.7 (14.5 - 14.8)

BMI (z score)

2.1 (2.1 - 2.6)

2.3 (2.1 - 2.5)

WC (cm)

91.3 (90.6 - 94.8)

90.7 (89.5 - 93.9)

FMI (kg/m2)*

8.2 (8.1 - 9.2)

11.1 (10.7 - 11.8)

HOMA-IR

2.2 (2.3 - 3.3)

2.1 (1.9 - 2.6)

hs-CRP (mg/L)

0.8 (0.9 - 1.5)

0.7 (0.8 - 1.5)


† Values are median (95% CI)

* Statistically significant difference between males and females (Mann-Whitney test)

Reyes et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:4   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-4

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