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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participants

From: Prevalence of overweight and obesity and their associations with blood pressure among children and adolescents in Shandong, China

Age group(years) Number Height(cm) Weight(kg) BMI(kg/m2) SBP(mmHg) DBP(mmHg)
Boys       
  6–8 593 126.9 ± 7.4 27.2 ± 7.2 16.8 ± 3.7 99.8 ± 10.1 65.0 ± 8.8
  9–11 599 140.5 ± 8.3 37.0 ± 10.8 18.5 ± 4.0 104.6 ± 10.9 67.6 ± 9.4
  12–14 755 160.3 ± 9.8 51.3 ± 13.4 19.8 ± 3.9 113.3 ± 11.7 68.0 ± 8.7
  15–17 587 171.6 ± 7.2 62.6 ± 13.1 21.2 ± 4.0 117.3 ± 11.6 69.4 ± 9.4
Girls       
  6–8 481 125.9 ± 8.0 26.0 ± 6.3 16.2 ± 2.4 99.2 ± 10.7 66.7 ± 9.0
  9–11 532 140.7 ± 8.4 34.6 ± 9.9 17.3 ± 3.8 103.0 ± 10.2 68.5 ± 8.8
  12–14 703 156.8 ± 6.9 48.3 ± 11.5 19.6 ± 4.0 109.6 ± 10.9 69.6 ± 8.3
  15–17 648 160.9 ± 6.6 53.6 ± 8.6 20.8 ± 5.0 109.9 ± 10.0 69.7 ± 8.7
All       
  6–8 1074 126.5 ± 7.7 26.7 ± 6.9 16.5 ± 3.2 99.6 ± 10.4 65.7 ± 8.9
  9–11 1131 140.6 ± 8.4 35.9 ± 10.5 17.9 ± 3.9 103.9 ± 10.6 68.0 ± 9.1
  12–14 1458 158.6 ± 8.7 49.9 ± 12.6 19.7 ± 4.0 111.5 ± 11.5 68.8 ± 8.5
  15–17 1235 166.0 ± 8.8 57.9 ± 11.9 21.0 ± 4.5 112.9 ± 10.0 69.7 ± 8.7
  1. Note. Mean ± Standard Deviation; BMI, Body mass index; SBP, Systolic blood pressure; DBP, Diastolic blood pressure.
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