Table 1: Descriptive statistics of adult participants of the longitudinal study in Germany.

VariableAll participantsFemales Males

N723366357
Number of observations1681828853
Initial age (years)
Average age (years)
Average BMI (kg/m2)
Athletes62.3%59.2%65.4%
SES
 Low6.9%9.7%4.0%
 Low/mid25.7%24.4%26.9%
 Mid/high37.1%44.3%30.0%
 High30.3%21.5%39.1%