Table 5

Anthropometric variables and age of the obesity and eutrophic group

Measures

Groups

Eutrophic

(n = 41)

Obesity

(n = 42)

p-value*


Age (Year)

8.9 ± 1.0

8.9 ± 1.0

0.9209

BMI (kg/m2)

90th

18.6

29.4

Mean ± sd

16.4 ± 1.5

25.1 ± 4.0

p < 0.00001

10th

14.8

21.1

Waist circumference (cm)

90th

63.0

89.3

Mean ± sd

57.2 ± 5.0

78.1 ± 8.8

p < 0.00001

10th

51.1

66.1

Body fat percentage (%)

90th

29.0

54.3

Mean ± sd

20.4 ± 6.7

39.9 ± 9.6

p < 0.00001

10th

12.0

31.0


* by student-t test; BMI = body mass index

Balthazar and de Oliveira BMC Research Notes 2011 4:567   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-567

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