Table 1 Anthropometric data of children at the beginning of their first school year indicating mean values, standard deviations and ranges.

From: Correlation between BMI, leisure habits and motor abilities in childhood (CHILT-Project)

Total group Girls n=327 Boys n=341 P Total n=668
Age (y) 6.66±0.40 6.75±0.43 0.016 6.70±0.42
  (5.70 – 8.10) (5.71 – 8.84)   (5.70 – 8.84)
  n=297 n=281   n=578
Height (cm) 121.93±5.12 123.51±5.49 0.001 122.67±5.40
  (108.0 – 135.0) (105.0 – 138.0)   (105.0 – 138.0)
  n=278 n=280   n=558
Weight (kg) 23.80±3.99 25.14±5.04 0.001 24.47±4.59
  (15.50 – 39.50) (16.50 – 45.50)   (15.50 – 45.50)
  n=278 n=280   n=558
BMI (kg/m2) 15.94±2.00 16.39±2.49 0.010 16.17±2.27
  (10.16 – 23.37) (10.99 – 27.99)   (10.16 – 27.99)
  n=278 n=280   n=558
  1. P-values refer to gender differences.