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Table 3 Sensitivity, specificity, and odds ratios for impaired glucose profile (IGP) vs normal glucose profile (NGP) levels for both sex at Tanner's stages 3 to 5 with a selected cutoff point for BMI values at the 85th percentile.

From: Impact of obesity on glucose and lipid profiles in adolescents at different age groups in relation to adulthood

Tanner's stages Cutoff point for BMI values Sensitivity Specificity Odds ratio
  > 85th < 85th.    
Tanner III      
Males      
IGP(n = 47) 43 4   91%  
NGP (n = 54) 19 35 64.8%   
Total (n = 101) 62 39    19.6
Females      
IGP(n = 43) 38 5   88.4%  
NGP (n = 44) 12 32 72.7 %   
Total (n = 87) 50 37    20.3
Tanner IV      
Males      
IGP(n = 48) 45 3   93.5%  
NGP (n = 48) 18 30 71.4%   
Total (n = 96) 63 33    23.7
Females      
IGP(n = 45) 41 4   93.2%  
NGP (n = 45) 17 29 64.4%   
Total (n = 90) 58 32    17.5
Tanner V      
Males      
IGP(n = 54) 49 5   90.7%  
NGP (n = 55) 22 33 60%   
Total (n = 109) 71 38    14.7
Females      
IGP(n = 46) 42 4   87.9%  
NGP (n = 55) 26 29 61.8%   
Total (n = 101) 68 33    11.7
Adults      
Males      
IGP(n = 69) 63 6   86.4%  
NGP (n = 63) 25 38 64.3%   
Total (n = 132) 98 44    16.0
Females      
IGP(n = 63) 57 6   85%  
NGP (n = 59) 25 34 69.5%   
Total (n = 122) 82 40    12.9
  1. An odds ratio of 19.6 means that the risk of IFG is 19.6 times higher in Tanner's stage 3 adolescents who are having a BMI > 85th than in those with a BMI < than 85th percentile.