Table 2: Mean values of biochemical variables in adolescents and adults with severe obesity.

BiochemicalVariables

Adolescents (n = 60)

Mean SD

Adults (n = 68)

Mean SD

p-value

1Glicemia (mg/dL)

97.08 15.07

107.22 31.08

0.070

1HOMA-IR

3.41 1.54

5.15 2.45

0.000*

Total cholesterol

199.18 36.87

197.19 35.84

0.757

HDL-c

46.7 9.87

48.25 31.01

0.384

LDL-c

122.47 34.27

118.72 31.01

0.517

1Triglycerides

128.05 49.15

153.60 75.04

0.117

1CRP (mg/dL)

1.78 1.16

1.98 1.71

0.843

 

*Values with statistical significance (p ≤ 0.005), T-Student Test, 1Mann-Whitney Test, HDL-c: High Density Lipoprotein; HOMA-IR - Homeostasis Model Assessment - Insulin Resistance; LDL-c: Low Density Lipoprotein; CRP-c: Creative Protein.