Table 1

Descriptive characteristics including age and body composition for participants

Sample size (girls, boys)GirlsBoys
Age (years)(198,181)10.0 (0.6)9.9 (0.6)
Height (cm)(194, 179)140.6 (7.6)140.3 (6.8)
Body mass (kg)(195, 179)35.6 (7.8)36.3 (9.5)
Body mass index (kg/m2)(194, 179)17.9 (2.8)18.3 (3.7)
  • Values for girls and boys are presented as mean (SD).