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Table 5 Tracking of central obesity from fourth to seventh grade by sex

From: Changes in overweight/obesity and central obesity status from preadolescence to adolescence: a longitudinal study among schoolchildren in Japan

 Central obesity in seventh gradeκP value
YesNo
Boys (n = 720)
 Central obesity in fourth grade
  Yes46 (6.4)39 (5.4)0.651< 0.001
  No4 (0.6)631 (87.6)
Girls (n = 716)
 Central obesity in fourth grade
  Yes30 (4.2)27 (3.8)0.544< 0.001
  No17 (2.4)642 (89.7)
  1. κ: Kappa
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