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Table 3 Correlation of clinical data, thyroid function, lipid profile, oxidative DNA damage, and thyroid-stimulating hormone level in children with obesity

From: Oxidative DNA damage and subclinical hypothyroidism in children with obesity

  TSH
r p-value
Age (year) 0.102 0.482
Weight (kg) 0.282 0.047*
BMI 0.667 0.0001*
HC (cm) 0.267 0.061
WC (cm) 0.479 0.0001*
Hip/waist ratio 0.380 0.006*
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 0.220 0.125
Cholesterol (mg/dl) −0.078 0.592
HDL (mg/dl) 0.163 0.259
T4 (μg/dl) −0.277 0.052
T3 (μg/dl) −0.101 0.484
TPO AB (IU/ml) −0.312 0.027
TG AB (IU/ml) 0.034 0.817
8-OHdG (pg/ml) −0.166 0.249
  1. HC hip circumference, WC waist circumference, BMI body mass index, TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone, HDL high-density lipoprotein, TPO thyroid peroxidase antibody, TG anti-thyroglobulin antibodies, 8-OHdG 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine
  2. *Significant (p-value<0.05)