TABLE 1

Characteristics of DS Participants and BMDCS Reference Data

DS GroupBMDCS SampleP
Sample, n1217978
Age, y14.8 ± 3.315.0 ± 3.0.6
Sex (% girls)57%51.3%.2
% African American20%22.8%.4
CDC BMI z score1.23 ± 0.970.31 ± 0.88<.0001
% CDC BMI ≥85th61%22.1%n/a
DS BMI z score0.34 ± 1.07n/an/a
% DS BMI ≥85th31%n/an/a
% DS BMI ≥50th58%n/an/a
FMI z score0.73 ± 0.91−0.25 ± 0.82<.0001
% FMI ≥80th50%11.3%n/a
LBMI z score0.53±1.06−0.17 ± 0.81<.0001
CDC HAZ−2.28±1.050.15 ± 0.86<.0001
  • Data presented as mean ± SD unless otherwise specified. n/a, not applicable.