Table 5: Anthropometric parameters according to the two studies.

2011 study2006 studyt-test: → *: P
ParametersFemales (172) MeanMales (132) Initial meanAll children ( 3 0 4 ) Females (286) MeanMales (264) Initial meanAll children (550)*

Age (months)13.31 ± 6.6414.53 ± 6.7213.84 ± 6.6815.64 ± 8.0815.01 ± 6.8715.30 ± 7.410.004
Weight (kg)5.64 ± 1.296.10 ± 1.275.84 ± 1.305.82 ± 1.176.28 ± 1.366.07 ± 1.290.013
Height (cm)68.78 ± 6.1670.85 ± 6.2669.68 ± 6.2768.07 ± 6.1368.43 ± 7.4868.27 ± 7.130.004
BP (cm)10.46 ± 1.1010.71 ± 1.2110.57 ± 1.1510.75 ± 1.1310.99 ± 1.2510.88 ± 1.20<0.001

BP: Brachial perimeter.