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Table 3 Odds ratios of suffering cardiometabolic risk factors according to HOMA-IR percentiles in obese children and adolescents

From: Insulin resistance and its association with the components of the metabolic syndrome among obese children and adolescents

Cardiometabolic risk factors HOMA-IR Percentile (values)
  <25 (<2.4) 25-49.9 (2.4-3.3) 50-74.9 (3.4-4.9) ≥75 (≥5.0)
WCa ≥90 pc     
   OR Referent 2.0 3.3 5.2
   95% CI - 1.2; 3.5 1.9; 5.8 2.9; 9.3
   P - 0.014 <0.001 <0.001
Systolic BPb ≥ 90 pc     
   OR Referent 0.5 2.0 2.2
   95% CI - 0.2; 1.9 0.8; 5.0 0.9; 5.6
   P - 0.326 0.159 0.098
Diastolic BPb ≥ 90 pc     
   OR Referent 1.5 2.5 1.8
   95% CI - 0.6; 3.5 1.1; 5.8 0.8; 4.3
   P - 0.395 0.025 0.161
Glucose ≥ 100 mg/dL     
   OR Referent 1.9 4.9 5.0
   95% CI - 0.3; 12.0 1.0; 24.7 1.0; 25.3
   P - 0.475 0.052 0.050
Triglycerides ≥ 150 mg/dL     
   OR Referent 1.8 2.8 4.3
   95% CI - 0.9; 3.5 1.5; 5.4 2.3; 8.2
   P - 0.083 0.002 <0.001
HDL-C < 40 mg/dL     
   OR Referent 1.1 1.4 1.8
   95% CI - 0.6; 1.9 0.8; 2.5 1.0; 3.2
   P - 0.714 0.237 0.050
  1. Values obtained through logistic regression, adjusted for gender and age
  2. a WC: Waist circumference b BP: Blood pressure