Table 1

Characteristics of the 25 obese children studied

Exaggerated insulin response (AUC >100 pmol/l/2 h) Normal insulin response (AUC <100 pmol/l/2 h) Statistics
No.1411
Age (y)
 Mean ± SD8.3 ± 2.27.6 ± 2.5NS
 Range3.5–11.83.2—13
 Interquartiles6.9, 8.1, 10.45.4, 7.5, 8.7
Sex (male:female)4:106:5
BMI SDS (mean ± SD)3.75 ± 1.633.76 ± 2.23NS
SHBG (nmol/l)
 Median2246p<0.0025
 Range9–5019–75
 Interquartiles13, 22, 3441, 46, 61