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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and metabolic data in children with and without endothelial dysfunction

From: Genetic variance in Nitric Oxide Synthase and Endothelin Genes among children with and without Endothelial Dysfunction

Variables Endothelial function (n = 84) Endothelial dysfunction (n = 38) P-value
Age (years) 7.60 ± 1.22 8.05 ± 1.32 0.14
Gender (% male) 70.2 63.2 0.16
Ethnicity    
White Caucasian % 77.9 74.3 0.19
African American % 22.1 25.7 0.22
1BMI z-score 0.99 ± 1.26 1.75 ± 0.98 0.0002
2SBP (mmHg) 105.35 ± 10.84 105.31 ± 11.12 0.50
3DBP (mmHg) 62.60 ± 7.57 62.11 ± 7.70 0.40
4Tmax (sec) 27.47 ± 10.65 61.97 ± 16.92 0.0001
5TG (mg/dl) 71.69 ± 36.42 88.97 ± 52.80 0.04
6TC (mg/dl) 160.60 ± 25.99 166.72 ± 27.12 0.13
7HDL-C (mg/dl) 52.77 ± 10.46 49.67 ± 8.66 0.05
8LDL-C (mg/dl) 93.19 ± 22.11 99.22 ± 23.68 0.10
Glucose (mg/dl) 78.72 ± 16.48 80.59 ± 13.63 0.28
Insulin (mg/dl) 6.44 ± 5.34 8.77 ± 6.53 0.05
9HOMA-IR 1.12 ± 1.21 1.27 ± 1.54 0.29
10CRP (mg/dl) 1.24 ± 3.51 1.32 ± 1.76 0.44
  1. 1BMI Z-score (body mass index-z-score; 2SBP (systolic blood pressure); 3DBP (diastolic blood pressure); 4Tmax (time of maximum perfusion); 5TG (Triglycerides); 6TC (total cholesterol); 7HDL-C (high-density lipoprotein)-cholesterol; 8LDL-C (low-density lipoprotein)-cholesterol; 9HOMA-IR (homeostatic model assessment-insulin resistance); and 10CRP (C-reactive protein).