Table 1

Characteristics of the cohort, stratified by gender
Variable Boys Girls
n = 87 n = 118
Baseline Endline Baseline Endline
Age (y) 5.9 (0.4) 8.1 (0.3) 6.0 (0.4) 8.1 (0.3)
Height (cm) 114.1 (5.3) 126.6 (6.0) 113.4 (6.1) 125.7 (6.8)
Weight (kg) 21.4 (4.3) 28.5 (7.1) 20.8 (4.7) 28.2 (7.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 16.3 (2.5) 17.6 (3.1) 16.1 (2.5) 17.6 (3.2)
Fat mass (kg)1 4.6 (2.8) 7.9 (4.3) 5.5 (2.9) * 8.2 (4.5)
Fat free mass (kg)1 16.8 (2.0) 20.6 (3.4) 15.3 (2.3) * 19.8 (3.2)
Energy intake (kcal/d) 1547 (350) 1632 (338) 1443 (345) * 1539 (338)
MVPA (min/d) 163 (58) 143 (53) 125 (45) * 98 (46)

Values are means (SD).

Abbreviations: MVPA = moderate-vigorous physical activity.

1Means calculated for BOD-POD subsample (n = 84 boys, 112 girls).

* P value < 0.05 for Student’s t test comparing boys and girls

Jáuregui et al.

Jáuregui et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:109   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-109

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