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Research Article

Relationship between Birth Weight and Metabolic Status in Obese Adolescents

Table 2

Relationships between BMI z-score or HOMA and metabolic and vascular parameters in obese adolescents.

valueSlope-intercept

Regression analysis versus BMI z-score
 Body fat (%)0.44<0.001 = 0.27 + 0.08
 Systolic BP z-score0.070.007 = −0.84 + 1.04
 Diastolic BP z-score0.080.005 = 0.31 + 0.74
 Insulin0.24<0.001 = −13.25 + 14.22
 HOMA0.21<0.001 = −2.86 + 3.12
 HDL cholesterol0.050.026 = 1.60 − 0.20
 Triglycerides0.050.027 = 0.24 + 0.43
 Leptin0.18<0.001 = −4.98 + 19.74
 Leptin/adiponectin ratio0.050.030 = 3.50 + 7.22
Regression analysis versus HOMA
 FPG0.16<0.001 = −6.89 + 2.22
 2 h GTT glucose0.140.002 = −0.06 + 0.62

BMI: body mass index; BP: blood pressure; HOMA: Homeostasis Model Assessment; GTT: glucose tolerance test. No significant relationships were found between BMI z-score and adiponectin, LDL, fasting blood glucose or 2 h GTT values, and A1C or peripheral arterial tomography.

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