Table 1

Patient characteristics

VariableTotal (N=648)Female (n=334)Male (n=314)
Age (years)12.4 (9.7–14.8)12.9 (10–15)12.2 (9.6–14.7)
Weight percentile61.9 (38.2–81.7)63.4 (42.4–82.2)61.1 (36.6–81.7)
Height percentile65.1 (38.1–84.1)65.4 (38.3–82.8)64.8 (37.6–84.6)
BMI percentile58.4 (31.6–77.2)62.2 (37–80.2)*55.2 (27.2–75.1)
BMI category
 Healthy619 (82%)307 (82%)312 (83%)
 Overweight107 (14%)57 (15%)50 (13%)
 Underweight27 (4%)12 (3%)15 (4%)
  • Data presented as median (IQR).

  • *P< 0.001 compared with males.

  • BMI, body mass index.