Table 1

Anthropometric characteristics of the subjects divided into tertiles by age.

10 - 13 Years

14 - 16 Years

17 - 19 Years

Total


BMI Percentile Groups

Males

n

Females

n

Total

Males

n

Females

n

Total

Males

n

Females

n

Total

n = 9433

%

%

%

%

%

%


[1]

< 5th percentile

189

100

289

178

98

276

132

102

234

799

10.0

6.9

10.1

5.9

9.7

8.0

[2]

≥ 5th &<85th percentile

1020

889

1909

840

999

1839

651

782

1433

5181

53.8

60.9

47.5

60.1

47.6

61.1

[3]

≥ 85th &<95th percentile

293

225

518

253

285

538

178

226

404

1460

15.5

15.4

14.3

17.2

13.0

17.7

[4]

≥ 95th percentile

394

245

639

499

279

778

406

170

576

1993

20.8

16.8

28.2

16.8

29.7

13.3


10 - 13 Years

14 - 16 Years

17 - 19 Years

Total


Waist Circumference Groups

Males

n

Females

n

Total

Males

n

Females

n

Total

Males

n

Females

n

Total

n = 9433

%

%

%

%

%

%


[1]

≤ 10thpercentile

495

394

889

318

527

845

213

608

821

2555

26.1

27.0

18.0

31.7

15.6

47.5

[2]

>10th&75th percentile

831

733

1564

802

863

1665

669

541

1210

4439

43.8

50.2

45.3

52.0

48.9

42.3

[3]

≥ 75th&90th percentile

314

233

547

408

187

595

317

107

424

1566

16.6

16.0

23.1

11.3

23.2

8.4

[4]

≥ 90th percentile

256

99

355

242

84

326

168

24

192

873

13.5

6.8

13.7

5.1

12.3

1.9


Collison et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:234   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-234

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