The relationship between body mass index (BMI (and lipid profile in Iraqi population

Abstract

This study was showed that there is a positive relationship between body mass index (BMI) and lipid profileon samples which included 62 people (33 females and 29 males) aged between 15 and 40 years, depending onbody mass index(BMI). The study showed that the male within obese were higher than female depending onBMI, also this study was conducted that it was a significant difference in P≤0.03 in the total cholesterol (TC)level in females among obese (16.12%) compared with obese males (8.33%). While high density lipoproteincholesterol (HDL-C), and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)showed significant differences in femalesat high levels compared to males in the level of obesity, with males (40.54%) and (5.4%) respectively(52.77%) and (11.11%) for females respectively. For triglyceride (TG), there was a significant increase in thelevels of obese group P≥00.05. On the other hand, there were significant differences, which were highest in theobesity group for males (13.88%) of the total, while the ratio of TG in females (18.42%) for the same group