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Table 2 Associations of insulin resistance with (three components of) MetS and IFG

From: Ethnic differences in cardiometabolic risk profile in an overweight/obese paediatric cohort in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional study

  Dutch Native Turkish Moroccan Other
n (%) 95 (18.4) 145 (28.1) 133 (25.8) 145 (27.7)
MetS 2.1 (0.8–6.9)c 5.0 (1.7–14.6)*c 7.0 (2.1–23.1)* 3.3 (1.2–8.9)
IFG 5.0 (1.5–16.7)* 3.1 (1.3–7.2)*a 5.4 (2.3–12.9)* 4.8 (1.6–13.9)*a, b
Low HDL-cholesterol 1.4 (0.5–3.5)c 4.5 (2.1–9.6)* 3.1 (1.1–8.9)†b, c 2.1 (0.9–4.8)b
High Triglycerides 3.8 (1.3–10.9) 2.4 (0.9–6.3)c 5.2 (1.3–20.4)†b 4.1 (1.3–12.9)†b
Hypertension 1.2 (0.4–3.5)a, b, c 0.7 (0.3–1.6)b, c 6.2 (1.8–21.1)*b 1.4 (0.5–3.6)a, b
  1. Odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) are given for the associations of insulin resistance (binary variable) with the components comprising MetS and IFG (after adjustment for confounders; asex, bage, cZ-BMI), with logistic regression analysis.
  2. *P < 0.01
  3. P < 0.05
  4. HOMA-IR-Homeostasis Model Assessment for Insulin Resistance; MetS-metabolic syndrome; IFG-Impaired Fasting Glucose, IGT-Impaired Glucose Intolerance