Table 1

Baseline values for key variables by school type and gender
Intervention schools Control schools
Girls Boys All Girls Boys All
54% 46% 47% 53% N = 281
N = 191 N = 160 N = 351 N = 133 N = 148
Key variables Baseline values Mean (SD)
Age 9.2 (0.9) 9.3 (0.8) 9.3 (0.9) 9.4 (0.9) 9.3 (1.0) 9.4 (0.9)
Height 138.3 (7.3) 140.4 (7.3) 139.2 (7.3) 138.5 (7.1) 139.7 (8.3) 139.1 (7.8)
Weight 32.2 (6.0) 32.9 (6.3) 32.5 (6.1) 32.4 (6.5) 32.8 (6.5) 32.6 (6.5)
BMI 16.7 (2.1) 16.6 (2.2) 16.7 (2.2) 16.8 (2.2) 16.7 (2.0) 16.7 (2.1)
TBF% 22.6 (7.3) 17.1 (7.6) 20.1 (7.9) 23.7 (7.6) 17.5 (7.3) 20.5 (8.1)
Prevalence:%(n):
OW/OB (BMI) 13 (25) 8 (13) 11 (38) 11 (15) 10 (14) 10 (29)
Adiposity (TBF%) 16 (31) 14 (23) 15 (54) 23 (31) 18 (26) 20 (57)
Puberty N = 189 N = 157 N = 347 N = 131 N = 148 N = 280
1 74 (140) 48 (75) 62(216) 79 (104) 56 (82) 67 (187)
2 23 (43) 47 (75) 34(118) 20 (26) 41 (61) 31 (87)
3 2 (4) 4 (7) 3 (11) 1 (1) 3 (5) 2 (6)
4 1 (2) 0 1 (2) 0 0 0
5 (none) - - - - - -

Klakk et al.

Klakk et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:170   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-170

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