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Table 2 Influence of sexual maturation status on adiposity indicators in Brazilian children

From: Influence of sexual maturation status on the relationship between body adiposity indicators and age: a cross-sectional study

Indicators of adiposity Precocious Normal Late
β (CI 95%) P* β (CI 95%) P* β (CI 95%) P*
Boys
Triceps skinfold 0.1 (− 0.1; 0.2) 0.29 0.03 (− 0.1; 0.1) 0.62 0.1 (− 0.1; 0.3) 0.26
Arm circumference 0.46 (− 0.13; 1.05) 0.129 0.07 (− 0.43; 0.56) 0.792 − 0.78 (− 1.39; − 0.16) 0.014
Calf skinfold − 0.01 (− 0.41; 0.39) 0.963 0.90 (− 0.17; 1.97) 0.099 − 0.92 (− 2.08; 0.24) 0.120
Sum of skin folds 1.3 (0.7; 1.8) < 0.001 1.1 (0.6; 1.6) 0.001 1.5 (0.6; 2.3) 0.003
Girls
Triceps skinfold 1.71 (1.12; 2.31) < 0.001 − 0.08 (− 0.85; 0.69) 0.837 − 2.02 (− 2.82; − 1.22) < 0.001
Arm circumference 1.17 (0.78; 1.55) < 0.001 − 0.30 (− 0.67; 0.07) 0.107 − 1.20 (− 1.57; − 0.83) < 0.001
Calf skinfold 1.57 (0.78; 2.37) < 0.001 0.078 (− 0.80; 0.95) 0.861 − 2.43 (− 3.34; − 1.53) < 0.001
Sum of skin folds 6.55 (4.62; 8.48) < 0.001 − 1.53 (− 4.46; 1.40) 0.305 − 8.20 (− 11.58; − 4.82) < 0.001
  1. * Age-adjusted interquartile regression