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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics for children who participated in the RBC-CAPL study

From: Influence of the relative age effect on children’s scores obtained from the Canadian assessment of physical literacy

  All Boys Girls
n Mean (SD) or % n Mean (SD) or % n Mean (SD) or %
Age (y) 8233 10.6 (1.2) 4100 10.6 (1.2) 4133 10.6 (1.2)
Height (cm) 8195 144.1 (9.8) 4081 144.0 (9.6) 4114 144.3 (10.1)
Weight (kg) 8186 40.0 (11.5) 4076 40.0 (11.5) 4110 40.1 (11.4)
BMI (kg/m2) 8151 19.0 (3.8) 4059 18.9 (3.854) 4092 19.0 (3.727)
WC (cm) 8115 67.3 (10.8) 4039 67.4 (11.0) 4076 67.1 (10.5)
Sites (province): 8233 100.0 4100 100.0 4133 100.0
 Antigonish (NS) 840 10.2 410 10.0 430 10.4
 Calgary (AB) 1126 13.7 564 13.8 562 13.6
 Charlottetown (PEI) 456 5.5 230 5.6 226 5.5
 Halifax (NS) 648 7.9 321 7.8 327 7.9
 Lethbridge (AB) 900 10.9 444 10.8 456 11.0
 North Bay (ON) 966 11.7 457 11.1 509 12.3
 Ottawa (ON) 619 7.5 292 7.1 327 7.9
 Trois-Rivières (QC) 42 0.5 27 0.7 15 0.4
 Victoria (BC) 425 5.2 225 5.5 200 4.8
 Windsor (ON) 1108 13.5 578 14.1 530 12.8
 Winnipeg (MB) 1103 13.4 552 13.5 551 13.3
  1. AB Alberta, BC British Columbia, BMI body mass index, MB Manitoba, NS Nova Scotia, ON Ontario, PEI Prince Edward Island, QC Quebec, RBC Royal Bank of Canada, SD standard deviation, WC waist circumference