TABLE 1

Mean (±SD) Systolic Blood Pressure, Diastolic Blood Pressure, TC, LDL-C, HDL-C, Triglyceride Levels, and BMI for All Participants and According to Gender, Ethnic Group, and BMI Group

All Students (N = 1717)GenderRace/EthnicityBMI Group
Boys (n = 747)Girls (n = 970)White (n = 246)Black (n = 377)Hispanic/Latino (n = 856)Native American (n = 44)Other (n = 103)BMI <85th Percentile (n = 875)BMI ≥85th Percentile (n = 835)
Blood pressure, mm Hg
    Systolic blood pressure114.0 (10.4)117.7 (10.6)111.1 (9.3)113.0 (10.7)115.2 (10.7)113.9 (10.4)114.0 (8.3)113.1 (9.2)111.3 (9.5)116.9 (10.5)
    Diastolic blood pressure65.5 (8.8)64.7 (8.8)66.1 (8.7)63.3 (9.3)64.9 (8.7)66.6 (8.6)64.6 (8.4)64.5 (8.2)63.1 (8.1)68.1 (8.7)
Lipids, mg/dL
    TC149.8 (27.4)147.3 (29.4)151.7 (25.7)149.2 (27.4)152.0 (28.2)148.7 (26.8)149.3 (33.7)151.9 (26.1)147.1 (26.1)152.4 (28.4)
    LDL-C87.0 (23.8)85.9 (25.3)87.9 (22.6)88.3 (23.9)89.1 (25.0)85.4 (22.8)90.4 (29.2)88.2 (22.7)82.7 (22.1)91.5 (24.5)
    HDL-C47.1 (11.8)44.9 (11.4)48.8 (11.9)45.0 (10.9)51.5 (11.7)46.0 (11.8)42.1 (9.2)47.6 (11.7)51.1 (12.0)43.0 (10.1)
    Triglycerides78.2 (44.4)82.5 (48.6)74.9 (40.6)79.1 (42.0)57.2 (25.6)86.3 (47.4)84.1 (57.9)80.9 (46.2)66.7 (30.3)89.9 (52.6)
BMI, kg/m224.3 (5.9)24.0 (5.8)24.4 (6.0)22.2 (4.6)24.4 (6.4)24.8 (5.9)27.6 (7.0)22.8 (4.9)N/AN/A
  • N/A indicates not applicable.