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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Comparison of direct measures of adiposity with indirect measures for assessing cardiometabolic risk factors in preadolescent girls

Characteristic Mean ± SD
Age (years) 10.8 ± 1.1
Ethnicity
 Hispanic or Latino 205 (76.2%)
 Not Hispanic or Latino 64 (23.8%)
Weight (kg) 41.9 (33.6–53.2)b
Height (cm) 146.0 ± 9.6
BMI Percentile
 Normal (<85th) 159 (59.1%)
 Overweight (≥85th < 95th) 47 (17.5%)
 Obese (≥95th) 63 (23.4%)
WC (cm) 73.3 (64.1–84.0)b
WHtR 0.5 (0.4–0.6)b
Body fat, % 32.4 ± 10.0
FMI (kg/m2) 6.1 (3.9–9.2)b
Android fat mass (kg) 0.9 (0.5–1.7)b
Fasting Glucose (mg/dL) 92.9 ± 6.8
Fasting Insulin (μU/mL)a 17.8 (13.3–23.9)b
HOMA-IRa 4.0 (3.0–5.6)b
TG (mg/dL) 90.0 (69–126)b
HDL (mg/dL) 50.0 (45–58)b
LDL (mg/dL) 97.0 (83–119)b
  1. WC waist circumference (cm), WHtR waist-to-height-ratio, FMI fat mass index (kg/m2), HOMA-IR homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance, TG triglycerides, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol (mg/dL), LDL-C low density cholesterol (mg/dL)
  2. a n = 234
  3. bmedian (range- 25th percentile to 75th percentile)