Table 1—

Subjects’ physical and metabolic characteristics

Boys (n = 20)Girls (n = 12)Total (n = 32)
Age (years)10.8 ± 1.710.0 ± 1.610.5 ± 1.7
Height (cm)144.2 ± 8.9139.8 ± 9.6142.5 ± 9.3
Weight (kg)56.0 ± 15.151.0 ± 14.854.1 ± 14.9
BMI (kg/m2)26.5 ± 4.625.7 ± 4.726.2 ± 4.5
Fat mass (kg)21.0 ± 8.420.7 ± 8.620.9 ± 8.3
Lean mass (kg)32.6 ± 6.728.3 ± 6.831.0 ± 7.0
Percent body fat36.7 ± 6.640.3 ± 6.638.0 ± 8.3
Subcutaneous abdominal fat (cm2)269.9 ± 110.2269.2 ± 119.2269.6 ± 111.7
Visceral fat (cm2)48.7 ± 19.044.9 ± 18.746.8 ± 18.6
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)*5.4 ± 0.25.2 ± 0.35.3 ± 0.3
Fasting insulin (pmol/l)220 ± 105183 ± 104206 ± 105
Si [×10−4 min−1/(pmol/l)]10.4 ± 5.312.5 ± 6.311.8 ± 5.7
AIR (pmol/l × 10 min)18,613 ± 1016714,793 ± 875117,175 ± 9695
  • Data are means ± SD.

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    * P < 0.05 for sex.