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Table 2 Anthropometry and clinical parameters of participating children in the URMEL-ICE study

From: Cardio-metabolic and socio-environmental correlates of waist-to-height ratio in German primary schoolchildren: a cross-sectional exploration

  Missing Values WHtR ≥0.5 (n = 132) WHtR < 0.5 (n = 621) Total (n = 753)
Anthropometry
 Underweight, n (%) 6 1 (0.8)*** 66 (10.7) 67 (9.0)
 Normal weight, n (%) 6 50 (38.2)*** 543 (88.1) 593 (79.4)
 Overweight, n (%) 6 50 (38.2)*** 5 (0.8) 55 (7.3)
 Obese, n (%) 6 30 (22.9)*** 2 (0.3) 32 (4.3)
 WC, cm [m, (sd)]   70.14 (5.88)*** 57.20 (3.83) 59.49 (6.62)
 WHtR, [m, (sd)]   0.54 (0.04)*** 0.45 (0.02) 0.47 (0.04)
Clinical parameters
 Intra-abdominal fat thickness, mm [m, (sd)] 10 60.6 (8.0)*** 52.1 (6.8) 53.6 (7.7)
 Intimia media thickness, mm [m, (sd)] 10 0.44 (0.03) 0.44 (0.03) 0.44 (0.03)
 SBP, mmHg [m, (sd)]   113.6 (11.0)*** 107.2 (9.8) 108.3 (10.3)
 DBP, mmHg [m, (sd)]   61.1 (8.4) 59.6 (7.4) 59.9 (7.7)
 SBP or DBP ≥ 90th percentile, n (%)   66 (50.0)*** 171 (27.5) 237 (31.5)
 Cholesterol, mmol/l [m, (sd)]   4.28 (0.69) 4.21 (0.62) 4.23 (0.36)
 HDL cholesterol, mmol/l [m, (sd)]   1.28 (0.24)*** 1.42 (0.29) 1.40 (0.29)
 LDL cholesterol, mmol/l [m, (sd)]   2.58 (0.62)*** 2.42 (0.57) 2.45 (0.58)
  1. m mean, sd standard deviation, WC waist circumference, WHtR waist-to-height ratio, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HDL high density lipoprotein, LDL low density lipoprotein
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001