Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

How Children Move: Activity Pattern Characteristics in Lean and Obese Chinese Children

Table 1

The physical characteristics of the participants.

Lean ( )Obese ( )

Age (y)8.58 ± 0.45
(7.97 to 9.39)
8.58 ± 0.55
(7.39 to 9.57)
Height (cm)130.7 ± 5.8
(166.5 to 144.2)
133.2 ± 5.1
(121.2 to 144.0)*
Body mass (kg)26.8 ± 3.6
(19.7 to 33.4)
39.5 ± 5.8
(28.0 to 51.7)**
BMI (kg/m2)15.6 ± 1.5
(12.5 to 18.0)
22.2 ± 2.5
(18.5 to 28.3)**
Waist (cm)55.9 ± 3.0
(50.2 to 63.1)
70.1 ± 7.5
(57.8 to 87.9)**
Hip (cm)67.2 ± 4.0
(68.6 to 73.5)
81.0 ± 5.9
(58.6 to 94.5)**

Values are expressed as mean ± SD (and range).
*significant difference between lean and obese, ; **significant difference between lean and obese, .

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