Table 3

Spearman correlations among linear growth and lean body mass measures at 6.5-10.9 years1
Height Weight BMI Leg length DXA fat-free mass BIA fat-free mass
Spearman R
Height 1.00 0.80 0.38 0.93 0.83 0.86
Weight 1.00 0.84 0.71 0.91 0.93
BMI 1.00 0.31 0.69 0.69
Leg length 1.00 0.74 0.77
DXA fat-free mass 1.00 0.94
BIA fat-free mass 1.00

1Abbreviations are as follows: BIA bioelectrical impedance. Data from 1110 participants in Project Viva. Some participants did not have data for all forms of measurement, so some correlations were among as few as 874 participants. All p-values were significant for these correlations.

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Boeke et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:99   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-99

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