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Table 5 Anthropometric and biochemical characteristics of the obese children according to hs-CRP level

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

ParametersWith hs-CRP < 3 (N = 28)With hs-CRP > 3 (N = 22)P value
Age (years)8.41 ± 3.578.51 ± 3.440.87
Anthropometric measures
 Weight (kg)49.87 ± 18.4551.57 ± 19.640.75
 Height (cm)129.78 ± 24.43133.58 ± 22.650.73
 BMI (kg/m2)31.54 ± 3.0432.15 ± 2.170.12
 WC (cm)87.14 ± 3.1187.31 ± 4.840.03
 HC (cm)86.24 ± 7.3288.82 ± 10.240.64
 WHR0.88 ± 0.110.91 ± 0.02< 0.001
Blood pressure
 SBP (mmHg) > 120111.02 ± 8.04109.97 ± 9.870.32
 DBP (mmHg) > 7072.33 ± 7.9273.87 ± 8.040.93
Metabolic profile
 HDL-C (mg/dL)47.27 ± 13.6741.02 ± 11.640.45
 LDL-C (mg/dL)104.95 ± 29.87108.24 ± 31.450.79
 TG (mg/dL)116.54 ± 23.64124.33 ± 21.570.67
 TC (mg/dL)169.37 ± 19.83174.12 ± 21.450.69
 Hb A1c5.75 ± 0.816.13 ± 0.650.62
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist to hip ratio, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglyceride, TC total cholesterol, HbA1c glycated hemoglobin