Table 1

Descriptive characteristics by ethnicity
Hispanic African-American Non-Hispanic White
Age at Diagnosis (yrs) 13.1 ± 0.3 13.8 ± 0.6 13.5 ± 01.1
Gender (M/F) 23/15 1/9 6/3
Height (cm) 161.7 ± 2.4 160.7 ± 3.8 162.5 ± 5.7
Weight (kg) 90.9 ± 11.0 92.6 ± 9.4 95.7 ± 11.0
BMI (kg/m2) 35.0 ± 1.1 38.9 ± 3.3 35.5 ± 3.5
HbA1C (%) 8.9 ± 0.9 9.6 ± 0.4 8.0 ± 0.9

Data expressed as means ± SEM. Abbreviations: BMI (body mass index).

Hudson et al.

Hudson et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:174   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-174

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