TABLE 1

Sociodemographic Characteristics of the Obese Iranian Adolescents According to Study Group

VariableMI (n = 119)MI + PI (n = 119)Control (n = 119)P
Age, y15.59 ± 1.3115.57 ± 1.3815.78 ± 1.19.38
Gender, n (%)
 Male 55 (46.2)53 (44.5)65 (54.6).24
 Female 64 (53.8)66 (35.9)54 (45.4)
BMI, kg/m233.07 ± 8.8733.09 ± 5.8632.92 ± 7.79.95
BMI z score2.83 ± 0.792.82 ± 0.622.75 ± 0.67.83
BMI percentile95.19 ± 4.7294.63 ± 5.0195.56 ± 4.63.72
Mother’s BMI, kg/m239.46 ± 9.8139.48 ± 8.8739.31 ± 8.64.77
Father’s BMI, kg/m236.22 ± 9.8936.32 ± 9.8336.02 ± 8.78.83
Waist circumference, cm102.59 ± 9.27103.48 ± 8.1995.51 ± 8.75.94
Mother education, y6.26 ± 3.426.19 ± 3.545.92 ± 3.89.47
Father education, y7.43 ± 3.867.28 ± 3.918.26 ± 4.21.12
Household income (1000 rials)a7434.63 ± 1891.397304.10 ± 2136.487364.67 ± 1944.10.79
DXA, % fat47.73 ± 7.4247.70 ± 6.3545.37 ± 8.31.51
BIA46.04 ± 4.0345.85 ± 4.3345.15 ± 4.72.93
  • a About 3200 rials = US $1.00.