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Table 1 Mean age, height weight and BMI of family members in Lifeways

From: Body mass index and height over three generations: evidence from the Lifeways cross-generational cohort study

    Age (years) Height (cm) Weight (kg) Body mass index (kg/m2)
Cohort member n Group Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Boys 260 1 5.37 0.32 112.05 4.85 20.92 2.82 16.63 1.7
Girls 269 1 5.36 0.29 112.04 4.98 20.91 3.12 16.61 1.83
Mother 454 2 30.85 5.70 163.79 6.35 63.46 10.81 23.68 3.81
Father 191 3 34.42 5.65 178.51 7.05 84.04 13.12 26.34 3.78
MGM 147 4 60.50 8.54 161.13 6.90 68.48 13.16 26.36 4.27
MGF 98 5 63.33 9.09 172.96 7.04 80.54 12.66 26.99 4.00
PGM 84 6 62.10 8.74 160.75 6.54 68.32 11.76 26.64 4.37
PGF 53 7 62.85 10.10 172.10 8.68 82.20 15.04 28.12 5.06
  1. MGM: Maternal grandmother, MGF: Maternal grandfather, PGM: Paternal grandmother, PGF: Paternal grandfather