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Table 2 Comparison of BMI z-score and metabolic parameters according to the presence of dyslipidemia at the initial visit

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

  Dyslipidemia
(n=25)
Normal Lipids
(n=35)
p-value
BMI z-score 2.42 ± 0.4 2.51 ± 0.4 0.42
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)a 1.0 ± 0.2 1.3 ± 0.2 < 0.001
Triglycerides (mmol/L)b 1.6 ± 1.0 0.9 ± 0.3 < 0.001
HOMA-IR 4 ± 1.8 4.6 ± 3.1 0.45
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD. p-values < 0.05 are in bold.
  2. aTo convert to mg/dL divide by 0.0259.
  3. bTo convert to mg/dL divide by 0.0113.