Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children

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Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children. / Sveger, Tomas; Flodmark, Carl-Erik; Fex, G; Henningsen, N C.

In: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1989, p. 497-501.

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Sveger, T, Flodmark, C-E, Fex, G & Henningsen, NC 1989, 'Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children', Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 497-501.

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Sveger, T., Flodmark, C-E., Fex, G., & Henningsen, N. C. (1989). Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn, 9(4), 497-501.

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Sveger T, Flodmark C-E, Fex G, Henningsen NC. 1989. Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn. 9(4):497-501.

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Sveger T, Flodmark C-E, Fex G, Henningsen NC. Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn. 1989;9(4):497-501.

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Sveger, Tomas ; Flodmark, Carl-Erik ; Fex, G ; Henningsen, N C. / Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children. In: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn. 1989 ; Vol. 9, No. 4. pp. 497-501.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Apolipoproteins A-I and B in obese children

AU - Sveger, Tomas

AU - Flodmark, Carl-Erik

AU - Fex, G

AU - Henningsen, N C

PY - 1989

Y1 - 1989

N2 - Body mass index (BMI), the distribution of fat, birth weight, physical fitness, apolipoproteins (apo) A-I and B, total cholesterol (TC), and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC) were studied in 38 obese 10- to 11-year-olds in comparison to 52 age-matched controls. Obese children had higher concentration of apo B and a lower apo A-I:B ratio. Significant correlations were found between (a) apo A-I and physical fitness (r = 0.35, p less than 0.015), triceps skinfold thickness (r = 0.44, p less than 0.01), and birth weight (r = -0.33, p less than 0.05); (b) physical fitness and triceps skinfold thickness (r = 0.38, p less than 0.05), and (c) the apo A-I:B ratio and triceps skinfold thickness (r = 0.31, p less than 0.05). When both obese and control children were grouped together, a correlation was found between BMI and TC (r = 0.24, p less than 0.05), apo B (r = 0.37, p less than 0.001), and the apo A-I:B ratio (r = -0.31, p less than 0.01). Multiple regression analyses indicated a significant positive contribution to the apo A-I level by HDLC and physical fitness and a negative one by birth weight.

AB - Body mass index (BMI), the distribution of fat, birth weight, physical fitness, apolipoproteins (apo) A-I and B, total cholesterol (TC), and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC) were studied in 38 obese 10- to 11-year-olds in comparison to 52 age-matched controls. Obese children had higher concentration of apo B and a lower apo A-I:B ratio. Significant correlations were found between (a) apo A-I and physical fitness (r = 0.35, p less than 0.015), triceps skinfold thickness (r = 0.44, p less than 0.01), and birth weight (r = -0.33, p less than 0.05); (b) physical fitness and triceps skinfold thickness (r = 0.38, p less than 0.05), and (c) the apo A-I:B ratio and triceps skinfold thickness (r = 0.31, p less than 0.05). When both obese and control children were grouped together, a correlation was found between BMI and TC (r = 0.24, p less than 0.05), apo B (r = 0.37, p less than 0.001), and the apo A-I:B ratio (r = -0.31, p less than 0.01). Multiple regression analyses indicated a significant positive contribution to the apo A-I level by HDLC and physical fitness and a negative one by birth weight.

M3 - Article

VL - 9

SP - 497

EP - 501

JO - Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn

JF - Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Jpgn

SN - 1536-4801

IS - 4

ER -