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Table 2 Obesity index differences between the elevated BP and normal BP groups

From: Association of waist circumference with blood pressure and familial dietary habits in preschool children: a cross-sectional study in northeastern China

Obesity indices Males (n = 384) Females (n = 221)
Elevated BP (n = 69) Normal BP (n = 315) P Elevated BP (n = 38) Normal BP (n = 183) P
ZWC, median (P25, P75) 2.13 (0.69, 3.59) 0.57 (− 0.17, 2.02) <  0.001** 1.50 (0.85, 2.95) 0.83 (0.2, 2.82) 0.068
ZWHtR, median (P25, P75) 2.00 (0.19,3.09) 0.48 (− 0.35, 1.85) <  0.001** 1.42 (0.56,2.39) 1.07 (0.09, 2.75) 0.335
ZBMI, median (P25, P75) 3.03 (0.55,4.58) 0.90 (0.72, 2.97) <  0.001** 1.82 (0.32,3.25) 0.93 (−0.01, 2.66) 0.099
Overweight, n (%) 49 (71.0) 153 (48.6) 0.001* 23 (60.5) 86 (47.0) 0.161
WHtR ≥0.5, n (%) 47 (68.1) 148 (46.9) 0.002* 21 (55.2) 86 (47.0) 0.442
WC ≥ P80, n (%) 57 (82.6) 161 (51.1) <  0.001** 31 (81.6) 110 (60.1) 0.019*
  1. BP blood pressure, ZBMI standardized z-score values for BMI, ZWC standardized z-score values for WC, ZWHtR standardized z-score values for WHtR
  2. *significant at P <  0.05
  3. **significant at P <  0.001