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Table 2 Anthropometric variables in 6–8-year-old Hungarian schoolchildren (based on population estimates)

From: Substantial variation across geographic regions in the obesity prevalence among 6–8 years old Hungarian children (COSI Hungary 2016)

   Total Girls Boys Sex difference
p-value*
Age Mean
(95% CI)
Mean
(95% CI)
Mean
(95% CI)
Height (cm) 6-year-old 122.8
(122.3; 123.2)
122.4
(121.9; 122.9)
123.1
(122.4; 123.7)
0.066
7-year-old 127.1
(126.8; 127.4)
126.6
(126.2; 126.9)
127.7
(127.2; 128.1)
< 0.0001
8-year-old 131.2
(130.8; 131.6)
130.5
(129.9; 131.1)
131.9
(131.4; 132.3)
0.760
Weight (kg) 6-year-old 24.5
(24.2; 24.9)
24.3
(23.9; 24.7)
24.7
(24.3; 25.2)
0.096
7-year-old 27.1
(26.8; 27.3)
26.9
(26.6; 27.3)
27.2
(26.9; 27.6)
0.241
8-year-old 29.3
(28.9; 29.7)
28.7
(28.1; 29.3)
29.9
(29.4; 30.5)
0.003
BMI (kg/m2) 6-year-old 16.2
(16.0; 16.4)
16.1
(15.9; 16.3)
16.2
(16.0; 16.5)
0.351
7-year-old 16.6
(16.5; 16.8)
16.7
(16.5; 16.9)
16.6
(16.4; 16.8)
0.442
8-year-old 16.9
(16.7; 17.1)
16.7
(16.5; 17.0)
17.1
(16.8; 17.3)
0.061
  1. BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval
  2. * p-values (continuous variables) are calculated with t test
  3. Significant p-value: p < 0.05