Table 1

Characteristics of study sample (n = 1026)

Boys

Girls

Total


Sample size

537

489

1026

Age in years mean ± SD

4.5(0.5)

4.5(0.5)

4.49 (0.5)

Height, cm, mean ± SD

110.4(5.2)

110.5(5.2)

110.3 (5.2)

Weight, kg, mean ± SD

20.5(3.5)

20.2(3.9)

20.4 (3.7)

BMI (kg/m2), mean ± SD

16.7(1.9)

16.6(2.3)

16.7 (2.1)


BMI: Body Mass Index, WHO: The World Health Organization, IOTF: The International Obesity Task Force, CDC: The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, SD: Standard Deviation

Twells and Newhook BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-21

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