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Table 1 Clinical features of 34 Severely Obese Children (25 males and 9 females).

From: Relationship between severe obesity and gut inflammation in children: what's next?

  Overall (n = 34) N G T (n = 10) I G T (n = 24) DM 2 (n = 7)
Age (yrs) (mean ± SD) 10.8 ± 3.4 9.6 ± 2.8 10.2 ± 3.9 9.7 ± 3
BMI (Kg/m2) (range) 23-44 25-40 23-44 23-42
BMI z-score (mean ± SD) 2.69 ± 0.53 2.5 ± 0.33 2.8 ± 0.65 2.56 ± 0.6
  1. BMI: body mass index; NGT: Normal Glucose Tolerance; IGT: Impaired Glucose Tolerance; DM2: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2; SD: standard deviation.