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Table 3 Sample distribution by lipid profile and blood pressure in normal weight and obese children

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

VariablesNormal weight (N = 50)Obese (N = 50)Total (N = 100)
Blood pressure
 Normal (< 90th percentile)47 (52.8%)42 (47.2%)89 (100%)
 Pre-hypertensive (90-95th percentile)3 (33.33%)6 (66.66%)9 (100%)
 Hypertensive (> 95th percentile)02 (100%)2(100%)
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)
 Acceptable (< 170)39 (54.92%)32 (45.08%)71 (100%)
 Borderline (170-199)8 (40%)12 (60%)20 (100%)
 High (≥ 200)3 (33.33%)6 (66.66%)9 (100%)
Triglyceride   
 Acceptable (< 90)20 (62.5%)12 (37.5%)32 (100%)
 Borderline (90-129)17 (44.7%)21 (55.3%)38 (100%)
 High (≥ 130)13 (43.3%)17 (56.7%)30 (100%)
HDL-C (mg/dl)
 Acceptable (> 45)42 (60%)28 (40)70 (100%)
 Borderline (40-45)5 (25%)15 (75%)20 (100%)
 High (< 40)3 (30%)7 (70%)10 (100%)
LDL-C (mg/dl)
 Acceptable (< 110)36 (55.4%)29 (44.6%)65 (100%)
 Borderline (110-129)11 (40.7%)16 (59.6%)27 (100%)
 High (≥ 130)3 (37.5%)5 (62.5%)8 (100%)