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Table 1 Characteristics of the population

From: Life style related to blood pressure and body weight in adolescence: Cross sectional data from the Young-HUNT study, Norway

Characteristic Girls Boys
No. of participants 3982 3926
Mean age, years (SD) 15.9 (1.65) 15.9 (1.64)
Mean systolic blood pressure, mmHg (SD) 119.6 (10.60) 125.1 (12.73)
Mean diastolic blood pressure, mmHg (SD) 63.6 (7.63) 65.2 (8.37)
Mean weight, kg (SD) 58.9 (10.25) 64.8 (13.55)
Mean height, cm (SD) 165.5 (6.33) 174.3 (9.48)
Mean BMI, kg/m2 (SD) 21.4 (3.30) 21.2 (3.25)
Mean waist circumference, cm (SD) 70.5 (8.00) 75.7 (8.77)
Percent overweight 15.7 15.8
Percent obese 2.8 2.9