Table 1: Percentile distribution of anthropometric values of women by age group (SABE Survey, São Paulo, Brazil, 2000–2006).

Age groups (years) SDPercentiles
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BM(kg)
 2000
  60–6929065.3a11.648.551.057.064.072.080.086.0
  70–7924463.9a13.644.046.554.062.573.581.588.0
  ≥807859.3b12.337.043.050.060.067.074.080.5
 2006
  66–7529064.3a12.246.050.056.063.071.581.087.0
  76–8524461.3b14.042.045.050.060.071.081.087.0
  ≥867855.5c11.536.042.048.055.063.072.076.0
H (m)
 2000
  60–692911.52a0.061.421.441.481.531.571.611.64
  70–792431.51b0.061.411.431.471.521.561.591.62
  ≥80751.49b0.071.381.381.451.501.551.591.62
 2006
  66–752911.52a0.061.421.441.481.531.571.611.64
  76–852431.51a0.061.421.431.471.511.561.611.62
  ≥86751.49b0.061.371.391.441.501.531.571.61
AC (cm)
 2000#
  60–69 29432.1a3.6127.028.029.032.035.036.038.0
  70–79 26231.4a4.6924.026.029.031.034.037.040.0
  ≥809529.0b3.9622.023.027.029.032.034.035.0
 2006†#
  66–7529430.1a3.9225.026.028.030.033.036.038.0
  76–85 26229.4b4.7223.024.026.029.032.036.038.0
  ≥869526.3c3.7420.021.024.027.029.031.031.0
TSF (mm)
 2000†#
  60–6929428.3a7.0418.020.023.028.033.037.040.0
  70–7926027.3a9.4112.014.021.027.034.040.042.0
  ≥809322.3b7.6710.011.017.023.027.031.034.0
 2006†#
  66–7529422.6a5.7314.016.019.022.026.030.032.0
  76–8526020.9b6.6911.012.016.020.025.030.033.0
  ≥869317.8c5.1410.010.015.018.022.024.025.0
CC (cm)
 2000†#
  60–6929336.6a3.731.032.034.036.039.041.043.0
  70–7926135.7b4.029.030.033.036.039.041.042.0
  ≥809433.9c3.228.030.031.034.036.038.039.0
 2006†#
  66–7529335.5a3.830.031.033.035.038.040.042.0
  76–8526134.1b4.427.029.032.034.037.039.041.0
  ≥869431.8c3.925.026.029.032.034.036.038.0

BM: body mass; H: height; AC: arm circumference; TSF: triceps skinfold thickness; CC: calf circumference; : mean values; SD: standard deviation.
Statistical differences among age groups, (equal superscript letters: no statistical differences between age groups; different superscript letters: statistical differences between age groups).
Statistical differences between genders.
#Statistical differences between 2000 and 2006.