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Table 2 Biochemical variables in young healthy men according to lower and upper quartiles of BMI and ABSI

From: Body shape index versus body mass index as correlates of health risk in young healthy sedentary men

Variable Glucose Insulin TG TC HDL-C LDL-C Non-HDL
BMI
Q1 (20.0 ± 0.9) 4.8 ± 0.6 10.4 ± 7.2 0.8 ± 0.4 4.5 ± 0.9 1.4 ± 0.3 2.7 ± 0.8 3.0 ± 08
Q 4 (28.2 ± 2.8) 5.1 ± 0.4 10.5 ± 4.8 1.2 ± 0.5a 4.5 ± 0.8 1.3 ± 0.3 2.7 ± 0.8 3.2 ± 0.8
ABSI
Q1 (0.069 ± 0.001) 4.9 ± 0.5 7.2 ± 2.9 0.9 ± 0.4 4.3 ± 0.8 1.4 ± 0.2 2.4 ± 0.8 2.9 ± 0.8
Q 4 (0.077 ± 0.002) 4.9 ± 0.5 13.8 ± 7.6b 0.9 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 0.9 1.3 ± 0.3 3.1 ± 0.8b 3.5 ± 0.8b
  1. For abbreviations see Table 1; Q1 , Q4 - lower and upper quartile, respectively; aP < 0.05; bP <0.001.