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Table 2 Laboratory data of the study groups

From: Waist-to-height ratio as a clinical predictor for cardiovascular risks and insulin resistance in children and adolescents with exogenous obesity

Variables Obese (n = 80) Control (n = 80) P value
Mean ± SD
TC (mg/dl) 189.94 ± 37.62 138.6 ± 19.8 < 0.001*
TG (mg/dl) 117.95 ± 35.82 79.83 ± 14.86 < 0.001*
LDL (mg/dl) 121.1 ± 27.7 79.5 ± 11.15 < 0.001*
HDL (mg/dl) 46.54 ± 13.97 54.41 ± 7.43 < 0.001*
Non-HDL (mg/dl) 143.4 ± 36.7 84.18 ± 25.22 < 0.001*
FBG (mg/dl) 104.89 ± 14.05 86.45 ± 9.82 < 0.001*
HOMA-IR 6.8 ± 1.16 3.31 ± 0.9 < 0.001*
TyG index 8.56 ± 0.28 8.06 ± 0.31 < 0.001*
TyG-BMI index 289 ± 20.68 192.64 ± 12.04 < 0.001*
TyG-WC index 898.8 ± 105.74 454.96 ± 26.08 < 0.001*
  Median (range)  
LDL/HDL ratio 2.6 (0.54–6.68) 1.51 (0.77–3.7) < 0.001*
TC/HDL ratio 3.99 (1.58–11.14) 2.67 (1.38–5.68) < 0.001*
Non-HDL/HDL ratio 2.99 (0.79–10.14) 1.67 (0.38–4.68) < 0.001*
TG/HDL ratio 2.58 (1.08–6.95) 1.5 (0.64–3.41) < 0.001*
  1. TC Total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, HDL high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, LDL low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, FBG fasting blood glucose, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance, TyG index triglycerides/glucose index
  2. *P value < 0.05 is considered significant