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Table 1 Means and SD for Physical Fitness and Anthropometric Normative Values among Colombian-Indian Schoolchildren

From: Physical fitness and anthropometric normative values among Colombian-Indian schoolchildren

  Total (n = 576) Boys (n = 319) Girls (n = 257) p value
Morphologic component
Age (years) 14.3 ± 2.2 14.4 ± 2.2 14.1 ± 2.2 0.198
Weight (kg) 46.1 ± 10.6 46.3 ± 11.3 45.8 ± 9.7 0.634
Height (m) 148.2 ± 11.6 150.4 ± 13.1 145.4 ± 8.8 0.000
Body mass index (kg/m2) 20.7 ± 2.7 20.1 ± 2.2 21.5 ± 3.1 0.001
Weight status n (%)     
  Normal weight 494 (85.8) 192 (74.7) 302 (94.7) 0.001
  Overweight 77 (13.4 ) 62 (24.1) 15 (4.7) 0.001
  Obese 5 (0.9) 3 (1.2) 2 (0.6) 0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 70.0 ± 7.3 69.1 ± 6.6 71.1 ± 8.0 0.001
Subscapular skinfold (mm) 10.3 ± 3.7 8.3 ± 2.6 12.8 ± 3.3 0.001
Triceps skinfold (mm) 12.5 ± 6.1 9.2 ± 3.2 16.6 ± 6.5 0.001
Body fat (%) 21.8 ± 5.5 19.8 ± 4.5 24.2 ± 5.7 0.001
Adiposity excess n (%) 113 (19.6) 33 (12.8) 90 (28.2) 0.001
Tanner stage n (%)     
  Prepubescent 176 (30.6) 92 (35.7) 106 (33.2) 0.309
  Pubescent 199 (34.6) 88 (34.3) 110 (34.5) 0.458
  Postpubescent 200 (34.8) 77 (30.0) 107 (33.4) 0.674
Musculoskeletal component
 Handgrip (kg) 20.4 ± 7.7 23.2 ± 8.4 17.0 ± 4.8 0.001
 Standing broad jump (cm) 151.6 ± 31.7 169.9 ± 28.3 128.9 ± 18.0 0.001
Motor component
 4 × 10 m shuttle run (s) 11.9 ± 1.2 11.3 ± 0.9 12.7 ± 1.0 0.001
Cardiorespiratory component
 20-m shuttle run (stage) 7.2 ± 2.5 8.6 ± 2.2 5.5 ± 1.8 0.001
 VO2max (ml•kg•min−1) 47.7 ± 6.7 51.5 ± 4.7 43.1 ± 5.9 0.001
  1. Mean ± standard deviation, except weight status and adiposity excess (%). Differences between boys and girls calculated using one-way analysis of variance and weight status future cardiovascular risk (X2 test)