Characteristics | Boys (n = 76) | Girls (n = 80) | P values | |
---|---|---|---|---|

Age (years) | ||||

6 – 11 | 8.70 (1.22) | 8.82 (1.23) | P = 0.690^{†} | |

>11 | 14.32 (1.96) | 14.13 (2.08) | P = 0.666^{†} | |

Weight (kg) | 48.71 (17.89) | 42.62 (12.75) | P = 0.015^{†} | |

Height (cm) | 147.80 (17.99) | 143.97 (14.00) | P = 0.139^{†} | |

BMI (kg/m^{2}) | 21.49 (4.02) | 20.16 (3.92) | P = 0.038^{†} | |

Thinness (%) | 3 (3.95) | 5 (6.25) | ||

Normal weight (%) | 39 (51.32) | 45 (56.25) | P = 0.734^{‡} | |

Overweight (%) | 22 (28.95) | 21 (26.25) | ||

Obese (%) | 12 (15.79) | 9 (11.25) |

Two sample t test;

‡ Fisher’s exact test.