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Table 1 Adiposity and CV Risk, by sex†

From: Relationship of Adiposity and Insulin Resistance Mediated by Inflammation in a Group of Overweight and Obese Chilean Adolescents

  Male Female
  n = 78 n = 59
Age (year) 14.8 (14.7 - 15.0) 14.7 (14.5 - 14.8)
BMI (z score) 2.1 (2.1 - 2.6) 2.3 (2.1 - 2.5)
WC (cm) 91.3 (90.6 - 94.8) 90.7 (89.5 - 93.9)
FMI (kg/m2)* 8.2 (8.1 - 9.2) 11.1 (10.7 - 11.8)
HOMA-IR 2.2 (2.3 - 3.3) 2.1 (1.9 - 2.6)
hs-CRP (mg/L) 0.8 (0.9 - 1.5) 0.7 (0.8 - 1.5)
  1. † Values are median (95% CI)
  2. * Statistically significant difference between males and females (Mann-Whitney test)