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Table 1 Demographics and clinical parameters (mean ± SD, and median [interquartile range]) of the study population

From: Ambulatory systolic blood pressure and obesity are independently associated with left ventricular hypertrophic remodeling in children

  Obese/Overweight
n = 31
Healthy
n = 37
p *
Age (years) 12.8 ± 2.5
12.5 [11.3, 14.3]
13.4 ± 2.6
13.3 [12.1, 15.6]
0.31
Sex (M/F) 14/17 21/16 0.47
Weight (kg) 75 ± 21
74 [56, 92]
47 ± 13
49 [37, 56]
<0.001
Height (cm) 158 ± 13
157 [149, 165]
156 ± 14
158 [147, 166]
0.56
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 29 ± 6
29 [25, 33]
19 ± 3
19 [18, 21]
<0.001
Body Mass Index Percentile 96 ± 4
98 [95, 99]
47 ± 26
52 [27, 66]
 
Body Mass Index z-score 2.0 ± 0.5
2.2 [1.7, 2.3]
−0.2 ± 0.9
0.1 [−0.6, 0.4]
 
Heart rate (beats/min) 72 ± 9 70 ± 9 0.32
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 117 ± 11 111 ± 8 0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 75 ± 6 72 ± 5 0.07
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg) 89 ± 7 85 ± 6 0.005
  1. *p values for systolic, diastolic and mean blood pressures are adjusted for age