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Table 3 Mean values of biochemical parameters according to BMI norms and BAI cutoff points

From: Is body mass index (BMI) or body adiposity index (BAI) a better indicator to estimate body fat and selected cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with intellectual disabilities?

  BMI BAI
Normal Above-normal p value Normal Above-normal p value
n = 19 n = 38 n = 8 n = 49
TC (mg/dl) 156.2 ± 28.9 172.9 ± 35.8 154.6 ± 29.6 169.4 ± 34.9
HDL (mg/dl) 65.1 ± 18.8 58.9 ± 20.6 70.7 ± 22.1 59.3 ± 19.5
LDL (mg/dl) 76.1 ± 28.0 88.8 ± 32.0 70.2 ± 28.8 86.9 ± 31.1
TG (mg/dl) 75.0 ± 26.3 128.8 ± 70.2 0.0004 68.0 ± 16.9 117.9 ± 66.5 0.0085
GL (mg/dl) 84.0 ± 7.5 92.1 ± 15.8 0.0486 82.7 ± 5.7 90.5 ± 14.7 0.0429