Fig. (3) Serum levels of IL-12 in obese individuals that waist circumference more than 100 cm (a) and LDL/HDL more than 3.5 (b). Circulating levels of IL-12 were assessed in group 1, group 2, and group 3. Data are expressed as median and interquartile range in a box plot analysis. Differences were considered significant when P < 0.05.