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Table 1 General characteristics of the study groups

From: Interaction between obesity and the Hypoxia Inducible Factor 3 Alpha Subunit rs3826795 polymorphism in relation with plasma alanine aminotransferase

  Total Obese Non-obese P
Number 2030 705 1325  
Boys (%) 1218(60.0) 484(68.7) 734(55.4) <0.001
Age (year) 12.9 ± 2.7 12.8 ± 2.6 12.9 ± 2.7 0.497
Body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) 23.8 ± 4.8 28.1 ± 3.9 21.5 ± 3.5 <0.001
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT, IU/L) 1.12 ± 0.27 1.26 ± 0.29 1.05 ± 0.24 <0.001
  1. Values are provided as Mean ± SD if not indicated otherwise
  2. For ALT, the log converted values are used instead of the original values