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Table 1—

Metabolic parameters by grade of obesity defined by a WHO expert committee

BMI (kg/m2)WHO classificationnFPG (mg/dl)TC (mg/dl)TG (mg/dl)HDL-C (mg/dl)Systolic BP (mmHg)Diastolic BP (mmHg)Uric acid (mg/dl)
<18.5 Underweight 113 88 ± 11 178 ± 28 79 ± 24 62 ± 14 118 ± 13 70 ± 10 4.8 ± 1.2 
18.5–24.9 Normal 1,086 92 ± 15* 196 ± 33* 113 ± 77 56 ± 13* 122 ± 14* 73 ± 10* 5.3 ± 1.4* 
25.0–29.9 Preobese 323 96 ± 14 207 ± 34 167 ± 111 48 ± 9.8 128 ± 13 78 ± 10 6.0 ± 1.3 
30.0–34.9 Class I obese 37 98 ± 18 205 ± 38 179 ± 122 47 ± 8.4 133 ± 12 81 ± 10 6.5 ± 1.5 
BMI (kg/m2)WHO classificationnFPG (mg/dl)TC (mg/dl)TG (mg/dl)HDL-C (mg/dl)Systolic BP (mmHg)Diastolic BP (mmHg)Uric acid (mg/dl)
<18.5 Underweight 113 88 ± 11 178 ± 28 79 ± 24 62 ± 14 118 ± 13 70 ± 10 4.8 ± 1.2 
18.5–24.9 Normal 1,086 92 ± 15* 196 ± 33* 113 ± 77 56 ± 13* 122 ± 14* 73 ± 10* 5.3 ± 1.4* 
25.0–29.9 Preobese 323 96 ± 14 207 ± 34 167 ± 111 48 ± 9.8 128 ± 13 78 ± 10 6.0 ± 1.3 
30.0–34.9 Class I obese 37 98 ± 18 205 ± 38 179 ± 122 47 ± 8.4 133 ± 12 81 ± 10 6.5 ± 1.5 

Values are means ± SD.

*

P < 0.01 (versus underweight);

P < 0.001 (versus normal);

P < 0.01 (versus preobese). BP, blood pressure.

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