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Table 2 Ranking countries for most adverse cardiometabolic risk factor profile

From: Cardiometabolic risk variables in overweight and obese children: a worldwide comparison

Country (ref) Mean BMI (kg/m2) Mean glucose
rank
Mean triglyceride
rank
Mean
HDL-cholesterol
rank
Mean
systolic blood
pressure rank
Total
cardiometabolic risk rank
Hungary [42] 31.1 13 2 8 1 1
Dutch-Turkish [34] 29.3 2 13 1 9 2
Turkey1 [38] 27.2 1 1 9 15 3
Italy2 [42] 26.8 8 4 2 10 4
Greece [42] 30.1 4 4 18 3 5
Germany [19] 27.1 10 3 14 6 6
Poland [42] 30.8 13 8 9 4 7
Dutch-Other [34] 29.1 5 14 6 10 8
USA rural [39] 27.6 7 10 4 15 9
USA black [18] 33.2 19 12 4 4 10
Japan [17] 25.7 7 6 20 8 11
Dutch-native [34] 28.7 6 16 9 10 11
Turkey2 [20] 29.1 7 7 18 10 13
Spain [37] 27.3 11 21 9 - 13-19
Dutch-Moroccan 28.4 2 19 7 15 14
France [36] 37.7 20 8 9 6 14
Dominican Republic [40] 34 13 11 2 18 16
Italy1 [27] 33.9 20 17 9 2 17
China [41] - 13 17 16 - 17-19
Norway [33] 28.2 13 14 16 14 18
Belgium [16] 30.2 13 20 15 - 18-19
  1. Ranking was performed according from highest to lowest mean value for each cardiometabolic risk parameter (lowest to highest in case of HDL-cholesterol). Secondly, an overall mean rank was assigned to each cohort