Table 1: Participant characteristics ( ).

Height (cm)Weight (kg)Waist circumference (cm)Body mass index (kg/m2)

6 yrs
 M ( )122.3 (5.8)24.0 (5.0)58.2 (6.0)16.0 (2.3)
 F ( )121.7 (5.6)23.7 (4.8)57.1 (5.8)15.9 (2.3)
 Total ( )122.0 (5.7)23.8 (4.6)57.6 (6.0)15.9 (2.3)
7 yrs
 M ( )127.0 (7.1)27.2 (5.7)59.0 (6.6)16.8 (2.8)
 F ( )126.1 (6.8)26.2 (5.6)58.1 (6.6)16.4 (2.7)
 Total ( )126.6 (7.0)26.7 (5.6)58.6 (6.5)16.6 (2.7)
8 yrs
 M ( )132.3 (7.0)29.9 (6.9)61.2 (7.5)17.0 (3.0)
 F ( )131.2 (6.6)28.5 (6.2)59.3 (7.0)16.4 (2.8)
 Total ( )131.6 (6.8)29.2 (6.6)60.3 (7.2)16.7 (2.9)
9 yrs
 M ( )137.3 (7.2)34.0 (8.5)64.2 (8.8)17.9 (2.9)
 F ( )136.6 (6.7)32.9 (7.8)62.8 (8.9)17.5 (3.2)
 Total ( )137.0 (7.0)33.5 (8.2)63.5 (8.3)17.7 (3.3)
10 yrs
 M ( )143.3 (7.1)37.1 (8.5)65.3 (8.0)17.9 (3.2)
 F ( )142.2 (7.9)35.4 (8.3)63.4 (8.3)17.4 (3.0)
 Total ( )142.7 (7.5)36.2 (8.4)64.3 (8.2)17.6 (3.1)

Data expressed as mean ± SD.