Table 1

Phenotypic characteristics of the two Spanish case-control studies

Navarra children

Navarra adults


Obese (n = 185)

Controls (n = 185)

Obese (n = 159)

Controls (n = 154)


% Male

53%

53%

12.6%

26.6%

Age (years)

11.4 (11.0–11.8)

11.7 (11.3–12.1)

42 (41–44)

39 (37–40)

BMI (kg/m2)

27.6 (26.9–28.3)

19.0 (18.6–19.4)

37.6 (36.7–38.5)

22.3 (22.0–22.6)

Percentage body fat

34.3 (34.1–36.4)

18.2 (16.8–19.5)

43.4 (42.3–44.6)

27.5 (26.7–28.3)


Data are presented as mean (95%CI).

Marti et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2006 7:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-7-50

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