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Table 8 Incidence of impaired glucose and lipid profile by age group and sex from childhood to adulthood.

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

   Impaired glucose profile Impaired lipid profile
  N No Cases Incidence (%) No Cases Incidence (%)
Male      
9–12 years 128 42 32.8 % 38 29.7 %
13–15 years 128 56* 43.7 % 52* 40.6 %
16–19 years 128 60 46.9 % 58 45.3 %
20–23 years 128 64 50.0 % 62 48.3 %
24–27 years 128 76* 59.4 % 76* 59.4 %
28–31 years 128 96* 75.0 % 94* 73.4 %
32–38 years 128 108* 84.4 % 110* 85.9 %
Female      
9–12 years 112 36 32.1 % 36 32.1 %
13–15 years 112 48* 42.8 % 44* 39.3 %
16–19 years 112 52* 46.4 % 52* 46.4 %
20–23 years 112 56 50.0 % 54 48.2 %
24–27 years 112 66* 58.9 % 66* 58.9 %
28–31 years 112 84* 75.0 % 82* 73.2 %
32–38 years 112 94* 83.9 % 96* 85.7 %
  1. * : P < 0.01 significative difference between age groups.