International Scholarly Research Notices / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Large Clothing Size in Children Is Associated with High Body Mass Index and Clustering of Medical Comorbidities

Table 1

Baseline clinical and anthropometric characteristics of the study cohort.

VariablesAll (N = 725)Normal CS (N = 475)Large CS (N = 250)P

Continuous, mean (SD)
 Age (years)10.8 ± 3.711.04 ± 3.810.3 ± 4.70.02
 Height (cm)145.1 ± 21.5144.1 ± 22.5146.9 ± 19.10.09
 Weight (kg)44.6 ± 21.341.2 ± 19.450.9 ± 23.10.001
 BMI (kg/m2) 20.1 ± 5.818.7 ± 4.522.7 ± 7.00.001
 WC (cm)71.6 ± 15.867.8 ± 13.178.9 ± 17.70.001
 NC (cm)31.4 ± 4.730.8 ± 4.532.6 ± 4.80.001
 SBP (mmHg)111.7 ± 14.2110.5 ± 13.9113.9 ± 14.50.004
 DBP (mmHg)64.7 ± 9.464.4 ± 9.565.4 ± 9.10.192
Categorical (%)
 Overweight/obese31.418.156.80.001
 Abdominal obesity23.716.238.00.001
 Neck obesity10.78.415.00.007
 Prehypertension29.726.735.20.018
 Asthma history20.317.725.20.017
 Habitual snorer31.027.837.20.009
 OSA history15.212.620.00.011