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Table 5 Anthropometric variables and age of the obesity and eutrophic group

From: Differences in dietary pattern between obese and eutrophic children

Measures Groups
  Eutrophic (n = 41) Obesity (n = 42) p- value*
Age (Year) 8.9 ± 1.0 8.9 ± 1.0 0.9209
BMI (kg/m 2 )    
90th 18.6 29.4  
Mean ± sd 16.4 ± 1.5 25.1 ± 4.0 p < 0.00001
10th 14.8 21.1  
Waist circumference (cm)    
90th 63.0 89.3  
Mean ± sd 57.2 ± 5.0 78.1 ± 8.8 p < 0.00001
10th 51.1 66.1  
Body fat percentage (%)    
90th 29.0 54.3  
Mean ± sd 20.4 ± 6.7 39.9 ± 9.6 p < 0.00001
10th 12.0 31.0  
  1. * by student-t test; BMI = body mass index