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Table 4 Adjusted means ± standard deviations of child’s BMI, SBP and DBP according to different family classifications*

From: Familial correlation and aggregation of body mass index and blood pressure in Chinese Han population

  Son Daughter
  Nf BMI SBP DBP Nf BMI SBP DBP
Families classified by parental BMI         
  Both parents’ BMI<25 kg/m2 1990 21.4 ± 0.1 114.4 ± 0.3 74.1 ± 0.2 987 20.8 ± 0.1 107.4 ± 0.4 69.8 ± 0.3
  Only father’s BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 638 22.9 ± 0.1 116.3 ± 0.5 75.2 ± 0.4 366 22.0 ± 0.2 108.4 ± 0.6 70.8 ± 0.4
  Only mother’s BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 925 22.9 ± 0.1 116.0 ± 0.4 75.6 ± 0.3 533 21.7 ± 0.1 108.3 ± 0.5 70.9 ± 0.4
  Both parents’ BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 570 24.5 ± 0.1 119.0 ± 0.5 77.7 ± 0.4 347 23.0 ± 0.2 109.3 ± 0.6 71.8 ± 0.5
Families classified by parental blood pressure         
  Both parents’ BP<120/80 mmHg 473 21.8 ± 0.2 111.0 ± 0.6 71.9 ± 0.4 292 20.8 ± 0.2 104.2 ± 0.6 67.2 ± 0.5
  Only father’s BP ≥ 120/80 mmHg 929 22.3 ± 0.1 114.7 ± 0.4 74.3 ± 0.3 530 21.4 ± 0.1 107.0 ± 0.5 69.5 ± 0.4
  Only mother’s BP ≥ 120/80 mmHg 701 22.2 ± 0.1 113.7 ± 0.4 73.6 ± 0.3 359 21.3 ± 0.2 106.6 ± 0.6 69.4 ± 0.4
  Both parents’ BP ≥ 120/80 mmHg 2020 22.7 ± 0.1 117.9 ± 0.3 76.8 ± 0.2 1052 21.9 ± 0.1 110.2 ± 0.4 72.3 ± 0.3
  1. *Means and standard deviations had been adjusted for children’s age, education level, occupation, family annual per-capita income levels and regions.
  2. Nf represents number of families; BP refers to blood pressure.