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Table 1 Descriptive data of the study cohort

From: Dynamics of growth and weight transitions in a pediatric cohort from India

2003 Boys Girls
Age
(yrs)
N Height
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
BMI
(kg/m2)
N Height
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
BMI
(kg/m2)
5 293 109.7 (4.6) 16.7 (2.2) 13.8 (1.3) 223 108.6 (5.5) 16.3 (2.4) 13.8 (1.5)
6 580 115.5 (5.4) 19.1 (3.2) 14.2 (1.6) 486 114.3 (5.5) 18.6 (3.5) 14.2 (1.8)
7 574 120.7 (6.2) 21.1 (4.1) 14.4 (1.9) 425 120.2 (5.8) 20.8 (3.8) 14.3 (1.8)
8 534 126.6 (6.1) 23.8 (4.6) 14.8 (2.0) 421 125.5 (6.4) 23.4 (5.3) 14.7 (2.2)
9 720 131.9 (6.5) 26.4 (6.0) 15.1 (2.3) 737 131.4 (6.5) 26.4 (5.6) 15.1 (2.3)
10 812 135.9 (6.8) 28.5 (6.9) 15.3 (2.6) 946 136.5 (7.1) 28.8 (6.2) 15.3 (2.3)
11 733 140.5 (7.4) 31.2 (7.5) 15.6 (2.7) 1059 142.3 (7.1) 32.7 (7.1) 16.0 (2.6)
12 842 145.9 (7.4) 33.9 (7.4) 15.8 (2.5) 1122 147.9 (7.2) 36.7 (8.1) 16.6 (2.8)
13 556 152.5 (8.7) 39.2 (9.8) 16.7 (3.0) 706 151.0 (6.7) 39.7 (7.7) 17.3 (2.7)
14 197 155.9 (8.7) 41.6 (9.7) 17.0 (2.9) 146 151.9 (6.1) 40.9 (7.3) 17.7 (2.7)
2005         
7 207 122.4 (5.1) 21.3 (3.8) 14.1 (1.8) 163 122.1 (5.7) 21.6 (5.1) 14.4 (2.4)
8 592 127.4 (5.8) 24.5 (5.2) 15.0 (2.3) 489 126.1 (6.3) 23.7 (4.9) 14.8 (2.1)
9 574 131.8 (6.5) 26.8 (5.9) 15.3 (2.4) 454 131.7 (6.6) 26.6 (5.7) 15.2 (2.3)
10 551 137.5 (6.8) 30.1 (6.8) 15.8 (2.6) 406 138.0 (7.2) 30.6 (7.4) 15.9 (2.7)
11 746 142.5 (7.5) 33.3 (8.1) 16.2 (2.8) 763 143.7 (7.4) 34.4 (8.2) 16.5 (2.8)
12 837 146.7 (8.0) 35.9 (9.2) 16.5 (3.0) 989 148.7 (6.6) 38.4 (8.3) 17.2 (2.9)
13 754 153.7 (8.7) 40.7 (9.4) 17.1 (2.9) 1034 152.0 (6.0) 41.4 (7.5) 17.9 (2.8)
14 836 160.1 (8.2) 45.0 (9.4) 17.4 (2.7) 1204 154.5 (5.8) 44.1 (8.6) 18.4 (3.1)
15 537 164.3 (7.4) 49.3 (10.0) 18.2 (2.9) 648 155.2 (6.3) 45.9 (8.4) 19.0 (2.9)
16 211 166.1 (6.7) 52.7 (10.7) 19.0 (3.2) 131 155.3 (6.4) 46.2 (8.4) 19.1 (3.1)
  1. Mean values of height, weight and body mass index. Figures in parenthesis are standard deviations.
  2. Data of children in age group 15 years in 2003 (n = 6) and age group 6 years in 2005 (n = 2) are not shown in the table, as the number of children in the same is very low.