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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of physical characteristics of participants

From: Diagnostic accuracy of different body weight and height-based definitions of childhood obesity in identifying overfat among Chinese children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

  Boys (n = 1135) Girls (n = 999)
  Mean ± SD 5th percentile 95th percentile Mean ± SD 5th percentile 95th percentile
Age (year) 13.7 ± 2.9 9.4 18.4 13.9 ± 2.7 9.4 17.8
Body height (cm) 159.6 ± 14.5 133.0 179.0 152.7 ± 10.0 132.0 166.0
Body weight (kg) 53.4 ± 15.5 29.5 80.5 46.9 ± 11.9 28.7 66.9
BMI (kg/m2) 20.6 ± 4.0 15.3 28.5 19.9 ± 3.7 15.1 26.6
%BF (%) 19.9 ± 8.8 8.8 37.0 28.1 ± 7.1 18.4 41.1