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Table 1 Demographics and Clinical Parameters (mean ± SD) of the Study Population

From: Impaired right ventricular contractile function in childhood obesity and its association with right and left ventricular changes: a cine DENSE cardiac magnetic resonance study

  Obese/Overweight
n = 34
Healthy
n = 36
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Age (years) 12.1 ± 2.9 13.6 ± 2.7 0.03
Female (%) 56 47 0.49
Weight (kg) 71 ± 23 50 ± 14 <0.001
Height (cm) 155 ± 13 160 ± 17 0.23
Body Mass Index (kg/m 2 ) 29 ± 6 19 ± 2 <0.001
Body Mass Index Percentile 96 ± 4 48 ± 23 <0.001
Body Mass Index z-score 2.0 ± 0.4 −0.1 ± 0.7 <0.001
Heart rate (beats/min) 72 ± 9 70 ± 8 0.09
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 116 ± 13 109 ± 8 0.02
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 73 ± 6 71 ± 6 0.32
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg) 87 ± 8 84 ± 6 0.07
Abdominal Circumference (cm) 94 ± 16 72 ± 7 <0.001
Waist Circumference (cm) 85 ± 14 67 ± 6 <0.001
Hip Circumference (cm) 101 ± 16 84 ± 10 <0.001
Waist/Hip Ratio 0.85 ± 0.09 0.80 ± 0.07 0.01