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Table 3 Mean ± SD of Age, Weight, Height, BMI and some Biochemical parameters, of males & females obese adolescents

From: Association between dietary sodium, calcium, saturated fat and blood pressure in obese Egyptian adolescents

Parameter Males Females
Normal Pre hypertension P Normal Pre hypertension P
Age (yrs) 15.64 ± 0.34 15.57 ± 0.64 0.20 15.55 ± 0.27 15.49 ± 0.33 0.22
Weight (kg) 82.69 ± 8.21 84.71 ± 9.34 0.04* 83.77 ± 6.20 86.54 ± 6.32 0.03*
Height (cm) 161.53 ± 10.43 160.67 ± 11.29 0.03* 158.37 ± 10.74 157.54 ± 12.47 0.02*
BMI (kg/m2) 33.23 ± 3.09 34.70 ± 4.39 0.31 33.40 ± 3.43 34.90 ± 5.17 0.32
S B P (mmHg) 121.24 ± 2.08 123.57 ± 3.05 0.05* 122.04 ± 2.11 123.74 ± 3.20 0.23
D B P (mmHg) 79.41 ± 3.13 85.27 ± 4.50 0.03* 77.16 ± 1.03 83.87 ± 2.42 0.04*
FBS (mg/dl) 95.21 ± 14.10 96.01 ± 11.25 0.26 95.32 ± 10.45 94.72 ± 11.31 0.35
TC (mg/dl) 191 ± 11.03 219 ± 8.66 0.02* 189 ± 7.14 208 ± 10.02 0.03*
TG (mg/dl) 93.27 ± 20.13 112.34 ± 15.47 0.04* 91.64 ± 12.61 110.18 ± 13.24 0.02*
HDL-C (mg/dl) 67.17 ± 4.53 86.20 ± 6.20 0.01* 66.10 ± 4.05 89.41 ± 4.57 0.02*
LDL-C (mg/dl) 90.24 ± 4.68 176.86 ± 7.56 0.03* 89.57 ± 6.23 171.98 ± 8.77 0.04*
  1. *Significant at p ≤ 0.05