TABLE 2

Offspring biomarker levels stratified by parental obesity status

Biomarker concentrationP
No parents with obesityOne parent with obesityTwo parents with obesity
CRP (mg/l)1.35 (0.69, 3.51)1.58 (0.78, 3.55)2.16 (0.94, 5.12)0.001
Aldosterone (ng/dl)10 (7, 15)10 (7, 14)10 (7, 14)1.00
Renin (mU/l)12 (7, 20)13 (7, 21)13 (7, 23)0.10
BNP (pg/ml)9.3 (4, 19)9.2 (4, 21)8 (4, 17)0.48
NT-ANP (pmol/l)322 (230, 451)325 (239, 463)311 (193, 463)0.56
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)315 (285, 367)316 (282, 368)322 (283, 355)0.75
PAI-1 (ng/ml)18.8 (11.8, 28.8)19.1 (12.9, 28.7)19.8 (11.8, 29.4)0.43
  • Data are median (quartile 1, quartile 3). Quartiles 1 and 3 refer to quartile cut points.