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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the study population(s), girls aged between 15 and 18 years from Argentina (2004 and 2005) and Norway (1995-1997)

From: Weight status and hypertension among adolescent girls in Argentina and Norway: Data from the ENNyS and HUNT studies

  Argentina
(ENNyS)
(n = 669)
Norway
(Young-HUNT)
(n = 2,050)
  Mean ** SD Mean SD
Age (yrs) 16.5 0.85 16.4 0.88
Height (cm) 158.4 6.89 166.4 6.00
Weight (kg) 55.2 9.67 60.3 9.44
BMI (kg/m2) 22.0 3.75 21.8 3.13
Mean systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 107.1 10.79 119.9 10.48
Mean diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 67.0 9.83 64.0 7.47
  1. ** calculated by SPSS complex analysis
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