Serum concentrations of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) according to age strata and body mass index (BMI).

<p>Horizontal lines represent median values, boxes represent the interquartile range, whiskers represent the range, and dots represent extreme values (higher than the 75<sup>th</sup> percentile plus 1.5 times the interquartile range). P-values we obtained with the Jonkheere-Terpstra test for trend.</p>