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Table 1 Distribution of study participants aged 1-20 years (n = 3489), by age and sex, Agincourt sub-district, South Africa, 2007

From: The prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity, and metabolic disease risk in rural South African children

Age (mean) Boys Girls
  N % N %
1(1.6) 70 4.1 67 3.8
2(2.5) 83 4.8 77 4.4
3(3.5) 103 6.0 91 5.2
4(4.5) 82 4.8 98 5.6
5(5.5) 87 5.1 86 4.9
6(6.5) 104 6.0 94 5.3
7(7.5) 91 5.3 110 6.2
8(8.6) 111 6.4 97 5.5
9(9.5) 90 5.2 100 5.7
10(10.5) 98 5.7 101 5.7
11(11.5) 105 6.1 97 55
12(12.5) 96 5.6 89 5.0
13(13.5) 94 5.5 97 5.5
14(14.5) 78 4.5 89 5.0
15(15.5) 82 4.8 99 5.6
16(16.5) 74 4.3 94 5.3
17(17.5) 69 4.0 67 3.8
18(18.5) 80 4.6 63 3.6
19(19.5) 70 4.0 67 3.8
20(20.6) 57 3.3 82 4.7
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