Table 2: Anthropometric and biochemical data with different GAS6 rs8191974 genotypes among boys and girls.

BoysGirls
 GGGAAAGGGAAA
(n = 213)(n = 132)(n = 13)(n = 242)(n = 109)(n = 18)

BMI (kg/m2)22.5 ± 4.2b22.0 ± 3.6b20.7 ± 3.3b21.2 ± 3.321.3 ± 3.420.3 ± 2.3
WC (cm)80.6 ± 11.0b79.3 ± 9.5b76.7 ± 9.4b75.8 ± 8.175.2 ± 8.274.6 ± 8.3
hsCRP (mg/L)0.8 ± 1.2a,b1.1 ± 1.6a,b0.4 ± 0.2a,b0.6 ± 1.00.5 ± 0.50.9 ± 1.3
TNF-α (pg/mL)26.7 ± 8.225.5 ± 10.123.8 ± 4.624.5 ± 9.322.9 ± 6.527.9 ± 4.3
IL-6 (pg/mL)3.4 ± 2.83.3 ± 3.22.5 ± 1.33.2 ± 2.83.1 ± 3.02.9 ± 0.7
Glucose (mg/dL)94.0 ± 6.393.4 ± 6.495.3 ± 3.691.8 ± 6.790.6 ± 6.392.1 ± 5.7
Insulin (μU/mL)14.9 ± 8.715.3 ± 9.015.0 ± 8.215.0 ± 8.113.9 ± 6.611.7 ± 4.2
HOMA-IR3.5 ± 2.23.6 ± 2.23.5 ± 2.03.4 ± 2.03.1 ± 1.52.7 ± 1.1
Gas6 (ng/mL)13.1 ± 3.713.2 ± 3.713.0 ± 3.111.8 ± 3.112.1 ± 3.01.7 ± 2.2

Data are expressed as mean ± SD.
BMI: body mass index; WC: waist circumference; HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; hsCRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; TNF-α: tumor necrosis factor-α; IL-6: interleukin-6.
aGG versus GA versus AA, P < 0.05; bGG versus (GA + AA), P < 0.05. All comparisons were analyzed using a general linear model after adjusting for age, Tanner stages, smoking status, drinking status, and physical activity.