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Table 1 Demographic, anthropometric, and BP characteristics of the study participants by sex

From: Association between obesity and high blood pressure among Lithuanian adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Variables Total Boys Girls p*
(n = 7,457) (n = 3,494) (n = 3,963)
Age (years) 13.0 (12.0–14.0) 13.0 (12.0–14.0) 13.0 (12.0–14.0) 0.924
Weight (kg) 52.0 (45.0–60.0) 54.4 (45.0–64.0) 51.0 (45.0–58.0) <0.001
Height (cm) 164.5 (158.0–171.0) 167.0 (158.0–175.0) 163.0 (158.0–168.0) <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 19.1 (17.4–21.2) 19.2 (17.5–21.3) 19.0 (17.3–21.1) <0.001
WC (cm) 66.0 (62.0–71.0) 68.0 (64.0–73.0) 64.0 (60.5–68.0) <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 115.3 (108.3–126.7) 117.7 (110.7–133.3) 114.0 (107.3–120.7) <0.001
DBP (mmHg) 65.0 (60.3–70.3) 64.3 (59.7–70.0) 65.3 (60.7–70.7) <0.001
  1. BP – blood pressure, BMI – body mass index, WC – waist circumference, SBP – systolic blood pressure, DBP – diastolic blood pressure.
  2. Values are presented as median (25th–75th percentiles).
  3. *Boys versus girls.