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Table 4 Comparison of variables at baseline with relative changes of fat mass

From: Uric acid is associated with adiposity factors, especially with fat mass reduction during weight loss in obese children and adolescents

Baseline variables ΔFM < 10 kg group (n = 29) ΔFM ≥ 10 kg group (n = 23) P
Age (year) 12.72 ± 2.18 13.83 ± 1.58 0.048
sex (male/ female) 15/14 19/4 0.038
Height (cm) 159.95 ± 7.27 170.10 ± 7.86  < 0.001
Weight (kg) 77.19 ± 16.27 99.63 ± 15.92  < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 29.95 ± 4.43 34.27 ± 3.59  < 0.001
WC(cm) 94.55 ± 11.89 106.45 ± 9.12  < 0.001
HC (cm) 102.83 ± 9.97 111.32 ± 8.00 0.002
WHR 0.92 ± 0.07 0.96 ± 0.05 0.043
WHtR 0.59 ± 0.06 0.63 ± 0.04 0.034
FBG (mmol/L) 4.95 ± 0.40 5.07 ± 0.50 0.341
FINS (pmol/L) 117.40 ± 48.05 162.26 ± 50.74 0.002
HOMA-IR 3.75 ± 1.64 5.29 ± 1.89 0.003
HOMA-β (%) 240.52 ± 109.35 320.39 ± 120.89 0.016
TC (mmol/L) 4.41 ± 0.88 4.56 ± 0.83 0.548
TG (mmol/L) 1.41 ± 0.53 1.86 ± 0.85 0.025
HDL (mmo/L) 1.22 ± 0.21 1.11 ± 0.24 0.099
LDL (mmol/L) 2.76 ± 0.63 2.95 ± 0.74 0.322
UA (mmol/L) 424.66 ± 88.53 532.91 ± 98.50  < 0.001
FM (kg) 32.73 ± 9.26 43.56 ± 9.93  < 0.001
FFM (kg) 44.45 ± 8.77 56.06 ± 9.53  < 0.001
BFP (%) 42.09 ± 5.01 43.60 ± 5.82 0.320
SBP (mmHg) 115.86 ± 10.92 126.83 ± 10.08 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 67.34 ± 10.09 72.96 ± 6.47 0.025