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Table 2 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]
BMIPCT 48.1 ± 28.0 [2–100] 50.4 ± 27.2 [2–100] 45.7 ± 28.6 [2–100]
Weight status [%]    
- Overweight 6.3 6.3 6.3
- Obese 4.4 5.0 3.8
  1. Values are mean ± SD and percentage of overweight/obese children [20].