Skip to main content

Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of total sample, boys and girls

From: Objectively determined physical activity levels of primary school children in south-west Germany

  Total sample Boys Girls
  [n = 318] [n = 159] [n = 159]
Age [yrs] 7.1 ± 0.6 [5.5–9.9] 7.1 ± 0.6 [6.0–9.9] 7.1 ± 0.6 [5.5–9.3]
Height [cm] 123.7 ± 6.1 [104.6–141.2] 124.0 ± 6.2 [106.4–141.2] 123.4 ± 6.1 [104.6–139.3]
Weight [kg] 24.6 ± 4.9 [15.60–47.00] 25.0 ± 5.0 [15.60–47.00] 24.2 ± 4.7 [16.65–45.50]
Weight status [%]    
International ref [20]    
- Overweight 9.5 10.1 8.9
- Obese 3.5 3.1 3.8
  1. Values are mean ± SD and percentage of overweight/obese children [20].