International Scholarly Research Notices / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Accuracy of Neck Circumference in Classifying Overweight and Obese US Children

Table 1

Descriptive statistics of the included participants ( ).

Anthropometric measures Boys ( ) Girls ( )
MSDMSD

Age (yrs)9.82.09.61.8
Height (cm)146.114.6140.610.1
Weight (kg)40.215.534.68.3
Neck Circumference (cm)30.03.128.72.2
Body Mass Index (BMI)18.34.017.32.5
Percent body fat (%)18.57.918.46.1