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Table 3 Changes of BMI z-score and metabolic parameters at the last visit according to changes of lipid levels

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

  Abnormal HDL & TG

Abnormal HDL & TG
(n=10)
Abnormal HDL & TG

Normal HDL & TG
(n=15)
Normal HDL & TG

Abnormal HDL & TG
(n=5)
Normal HDL & TG

Normal HDL & TG
(n=30)
Initial Visit Last Visit Initial Visit Last Visit Initial Visit Last Visit Initial Visit Last Visit
BMI z-score 2.36 ± 0.4 2.32 ± 0.5 2.49 ± 0.4 2.19 ± 0.3* 2.47 ± 0.5 2.47 ± 0.5 2.52 ± 0.4 2.37 ± 0.4
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)a 0.9 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.3 1.1 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.1 1 ± 0.1* 1.3 ± 0.2 1.3 ± 0.3
Triglycerides(mmol/L)b 1.9 ± 1.4 1.3 ± 32 1.6 ± 0.7 1 ± 0.3* 1 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.4 0.9 ± 0.3 0.9 ± 0.3
HOMA-IR 4.2 ± 1.9 5.3 ± 3.3 4.7 ± 3.4 3.7 ± 2 4 ± 2.4 3.3 ± 2.4 4.7 ± 3.2 3.9 ± 3.2
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD. *p-value < 0.05, last vs. initial visit.
  2. aTo convert to mg/dL divide by 0.0259.
  3. bTo convert to mg/dL divide by 0.0113.