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Table 2 Differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors between weight status groups among adolescents (n = 425)

From: Excessive TV viewing and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents. The AVENA cross-sectional study

  Non-overweight (n = 326) Overweight (n = 99) p
Waist circumference (cm) 72.0 ± 2.1 86.5 ± 2.2 <0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dl)‡§ 63.0 ± 9.4 71.7 ± 9.9 0.011
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)‡§ 167.1 ± 8.2 169.3 ± 8.7 0.462
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl)‡§ 61.5 ± 3.3 55.7 ± 3.6 <0.001
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl)‡§ 93.0 ± 7.2 99.3 ± 7.8 0.019
Glucose (mg/dl)‡§ 91.9 ± 2.8 93.6 ± 3.0 0.109
Apoliprotein-A1 (mg/dl)‡§ 124.0 ± 5.0 119.1 ± 5.5 0.003
Apoliprotein-B100 (mg/dl)‡§ 65.7 ± 4.5 69.5 ± 4.7 0.021
Lipoprotein(a) (mg/dl)‡§ 30.1 ± 2.0 34.8 ± 4.3 0.437
CVD risk score# -0.9 ± 0.7 0.4 ± 0.7 <0.001
  1. Values are mean ± SE. Including obesity. Analysis of covariance adjusted by age, sex, sexual maturation and race. § Values were natural log-transformed, but not transformed values are presented in the table. # Analysis of variance.