TABLE 1

Demographic and Mean Characteristics (N = 12 744)

VariableValue
Gender, %
    Female48.3
    Male51.7
Race/ethnicity, %
    White59.6
    Black14.9
    Hispanic19.3
    Other race6.2
Age, mean (range), y11.02 (3–17)
    3–5 y, %9.4
    6–8 y, %20.5
    9–11 y, %22.0
    12–14 y, %23.8
    15–17 y, %24.3
Weight status (percentile), %
    Very obese (>99th)4.0
    Obese (95th–99th)13.1
    Overweight (85th–95th)15.8
    Healthy weight (5th–85th)63.7
    Underweight (<5th)3.4
Total cholesterol, mean (range), mg/dL162.2 (62–575)
    Normal63.4
    Borderline27.7
    High8.9
HDL, mean (range), mg/dL51.8 (16–131)
    Normal94.7
    Low5.3
Non-HDL110.4 (0–521)
LDL, mean (range), mg/dL91.9 (19–311)
    Normal79.1
    Borderline13.9
    High7.1
Triglycerides, mean (range), mg/dL88.4 (15–1750)
    Normal96.7
    High3.3
Total fasting time, mean (range), h6.9 (0–180)