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Table 1 Sample size, mean zBMI and percentage overweight or obese for individual level variables

From: Understanding local ethnic inequalities in childhood BMI through cross-sectional analysis of routinely collected local data

 ReceptionYear 6 Reception Year 6 
 Sample size (proportion of sample) zBMIOverweight/obese (>85th centile)zBMIOverweight/obese (>85th centile)
INDIVIDUAL LEVEL VARIABLES
Sex%%SexMean (SD)% (95% CI)Mean (SD)% (95% CI)
 F4949F0.33 (1.05)22 (22,23)0.45 (1.24)33 (33,34)
 M5151M0.35 (1.13)24 (24,25)0.59 (1.23)37 (36,37)
Ethnicity%%EthnicityMean (SD)% (95% CI)Mean (SD)% (95% CI)
 White British5762White British0.41 (0.97)24 (23,24)0.51 (1.19)33 (33,34)
 White other65White other0.28 (1.07)21 (19,23)0.57 (1.24)37 (34,40)
 Mixed ethnicity65Mixed ethnicity0.33 (1.11)23 (21,25)0.58 (1.26)37 (34,39)
 Indian89Indian−0.09 (1.32)17 (16,19)0.37 (1.41)35 (33,37)
 Pakistani55Pakistani0.05 (1.29)20 (18,22)0.48 (1.44)39 (37,42)
 Bangladeshi22Bangladeshi0.24 (1.35)27 (24,32)0.73 (1.37)46 (41,50)
 Other Asian backgrounds43Other Asian backgrounds0.17 (1.15)19 (17,22)0.50 (1.26)35 (32,39)
 Black Caribbean11Black Caribbean0.47 (1.14)32 (26,38)0.74 (1.20)41 (35,47)
 Black African86Black African0.58 (1.18)32 (30,34)0.71 (1.21)42 (40,45)
 Other Black backgrounds11Other black backgrounds0.49 (1.22)32 (27,38)0.88 (1.15)44 (36,52)
 Chinese10.3Chinese−0.03 (0.99)15 (10,22)0.16 (1.21)23 (14,34)
 Any other ethnic group11Any other ethnic group0.37 (1.25)25 (21,30)0.38 (1.23)30 (24,36)
Year of measurement%%Year of measurementMean (SD)% (95% CI)Mean (SD)% (95% CI)
 2007/0810122007/080.38 (1.08)25 (23,26)0.47 (1.22)34 (32,35)
 2008/0911122008/090.37 (1.05)23 (22,25)0.53 (1.20)35 (33,36)
 2009/1012132009/100.38 (1.06)23 (22,24)0.54 (1.23)35 (34,37)
 2010/1112132010/110.38 (1.08)24 (23,26)0.56 (1.21)36 (34,37)
 2011/1213132011/120.37 (1.09)24 (23,26)0.52 (1.25)36 (34,37)
 2012/1314132012/130.25 (1.07)21 (19,22)0.50 (1.26)34 (33,36)
 2013/1414122013/140.29 (1.18)25 (24,26)0.53 (1.26)35 (34,37)
 2014/1515132014/150.32 (1.08)23 (22,24)0.52 (1.27)35 (34,37)
AgeMean (95% CI)Mean (95% CI)Age (quantiles)Mean (SD)% (95% CI)Mean (SD)% (95% CI)
 Age (months)59.7 (59.7, 59.8)132 (132.0, 132.1)10.37 (1.08)24 (23,25)0.54 (1.22)35 (34,36)
   20.34 (1.09)23 (22,24)0.53 (1.22)35 (33,36)
   30.33 (1.08)23 (22,24)0.52 (1.26)35 (34,36)
   40.31 (1.11)23 (22,24)0.49 (1.25)35 (34,36)
Total28,40725,763Total0.34 (1.09)23 (23,24)0.52 (1.24)35 (34,36)