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Table 1 Anthropometric and metabolic characteristics of the population sample

From: Long-term effects of a non-intensive weight program on body mass index and metabolic abnormalities of obese children and adolescents

  Initial Visit Last Visit p-value
BMI z-score 2.49 ± 0.4 2.33 ± 0.4 0.03
Fasting glucose (mmol/L)a 4.8 ± 0.5 4.6 ± 0.5 0.08
Fasting insulin (pmol/L)b 145.1 ± 90.3 135.4 ± 100.7 0.56
HOMA-IR 4.5 ± 3 4.1 ± 2.9 0.38
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)c 1.2 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.3 0.61
LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)c 2.9 ± 0.9 2.5 ± 0.6 0.022
Triglycerides (mmol/L)d 2.8 ± 1.8 2.3 ± 0.9 0.057
2-hour glucose (mmol/L)a 2.9 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.7 0.004
Peak insulin (pmol/L)b 1445.9 ± 869.5 1070.9 ± 748.7 0.043
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD. p-values < 0.05 are in bold.
  2. aTo convert to mg/dL divide by 0.0555.
  3. bTo convert to μIU/mL divide by 6.945.
  4. cTo convert to mg/dL divide by 0.0259.
  5. dTo convert to mg/dL divide by 0.0113.