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Table 2 Statistical differences in anthropometric measures, blood pressure, and metabolic parameters in normal weight and obese children

From: Anthropometric and metabolic pattern in obese Egyptian children: its association with C-reactive protein

 Normal weight (N = 50)Obese (N = 50)P value
Age8.6 ± 3.18.56 ± 3.570.33
Anthropometric measures
 Weight/kg31.92 ± 10.8852.81 ± 19.560.0001
 Height/cm135.82 ± 21.02134.36 ± 20.230.79
 BMI (kg/m2)19.47 ± .9732.14 ± 1.890.001
 WC/cm55.16 ± 4.1487.64 ± 4.950.001
 HC/cm69.68 ± 8.0489.79 ± 10.210.001
 WHR0.81 ± 0.060.91 ± 0.070.28
Blood pressure
 SBP (mmHg)99.63 ± 9.45109.84 ± 8.910.68
 DBP (mmHg)63.12 ± 6.1372.68 ± 8.150.048
Metabolic profile 
 TC (mg/dl)141.73 ± 37.26169.64 ± 25.040.006
 HDL (mg/dl)61.42 ± 9.0147.59 ± 16.130.001
 LDL (mg/dl)85.74 ± 1.14109.35 ± 35.120.001
 TG (mg/dl)98.26 ± 9.72129.84 ± 26.480.001
 hs-CRP2.2 ± 1.164.19 ± 1.940.001
 Hb A1c4.98 ± 1.245.11 ± 0.450.001
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist to hip ratio, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, TC total cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglyceride, hs-CRP high-sensitive C-reactive protein, HbA1c glycated hemoglobin