Table 1.

Characteristics of Children

Our StudyDennison
et al*2
(n = 94)
Interview 1
(n = 105)
Interview 2
(n= 104)
Age range (y)2.0–2.72.3–3.02.0–2.9
Gender (% male)525453
Weight (kg)13.0  ± 1.7*, a 13.9  ± 1.7b 13.3  ± 1.6a
Height (cm)88.4  ± 4.0a 93.0  ± 4.1b 89.0  ± 4.6a
Body mass index (kg/m2)16.6  ± 1.4a 16.1  ± 1.4b 16.8  ± 1.4a
Ponderal index (kg/m3)18.8  ± 1.7a 17.3  ± 1.7b 18.9  ± 2.1a
  • * Mean ± standard deviation.

  • Values with different letter superscripts are significantly different, P ≤ .05, tested with Student'st test.