Mediators of Inflammation / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Circulating Levels of Interleukin-1 Family Cytokines in Overweight Adolescents

Table 1

Characteristics of the study population. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. n.s.: not significant.

Normal weight adolescentsOverweight adolescentsP-value

N3535
Age (Years)15.315.1n.s.
Body Weight (kg)63.3 ± 7.697.0 ± 19.3<.001
BMI20.5 ± 1.932.1 ± 5.2<.001
BMI-SDS0.05 ± 0.682.39 ± 0.52<.001
Waist circumference (cm)72.7 ± 4.4100.2 ± 13.5<.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)120 ± 11134 ± 17.021
Triglycerides (mmol/l)0.89 ± 0.291.12 ± 0.74n.s.
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)3.92 ± 0.794.09 ± 0.77n.s.
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.37 ± 0.822.55 ± 0.72n.s.
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.27 ± 0.211.10 ± 0.22.002
High-sensitive CRP (mg/dl)0.52 ± 1.492.69 ± 3.19.001