Table 1.

Baseline Values for Growing Up Today Study Participants: Age-Specific Means (SDs)

Age
Years
Height
(in)
Weight
(lbs)
BMI
kg/m2
Energy
kcal/Day
Fat
g/Day
Fiber
g/Day
Activity
Hours/Day
TV/Games
Hours/Day
Gym
Number/Week
Girls (n = 8980)
953.96  (2.72)72.70  (14.92)17.47  (2.84)2106  (636)70.4  (10.4)16.4  (4.1)1.65  (1.03)3.42  (1.94)2.1  (1.1)
1056.08  (3.17)81.12  (18.18)18.02  (3.10)2048  (642)70.0  (10.8)16.4  (4.3)1.80  (1.11)3.49  (1.99)2.1  (1.1)
1158.83  (3.26)91.66  (20.33)18.48  (3.06)2034  (643)69.7  (11.1)16.4  (4.1)2.01  (1.19)3.65  (2.07)2.5  (1.4)
1261.53  (3.06)104.82  (22.07)19.36  (3.26)2050  (665)68.9  (11.2)16.5  (4.5)2.29  (1.28)3.86  (2.14)2.9  (1.6)
1363.46  (2.76)115.33  (22.27)20.05  (3.17)2072  (676)68.1  (11.6)16.4  (4.2)2.47  (1.34)3.80  (2.15)3.0  (1.6)
1464.41  (2.59)121.35  (21.32)20.52  (3.09)2089  (641)66.5  (12.0)16.8  (4.6)2.58  (1.36)3.55  (2.17)3.1  (1.8)
Boys (n = 7791)
954.74  (2.85)76.16  (16.33)17.77  (2.90)2299  (630)78.6  (11.2)17.8  (4.4)2.14  (1.26)4.15  (2.10)2.1  (1.1)
1056.45  (2.91)83.37  (18.32)18.28  (3.10)2253  (657)78.6  (11.3)17.7  (4.7)2.29  (1.25)4.39  (2.27)2.2  (1.1)
1158.66  (3.00)92.60  (20.49)18.79  (3.17)2284  (741)78.6  (11.4)17.5  (4.6)2.47  (1.26)4.45  (2.33)2.5  (1.4)
1261.37  (3.35)105.27  (24.06)19.50  (3.30)2290  (733)78.8  (11.7)17.0  (4.3)2.62  (1.33)4.62  (2.38)2.9  (1.6)
1364.23  (3.50)118.89  (27.03)20.11  (3.42)2335  (762)78.9  (11.9)17.0  (4.5)2.79  (1.34)4.80  (2.38)3.1  (1.6)
1467.17  (3.54)134.37  (26.95)20.82  (3.22)2405  (784)78.0  (11.3)16.9  (4.2)2.71  (1.32)4.75  (2.43)3.0  (1.8)
  • * Fat and fiber were both energy-adjusted. Sample sizes, for age 9 years: 1029 girls and 933 boys; age 10 years: 1698 girls and 1528 boys; age 11 years: 1730 girls and 1608 boys; age 12 years: 1671 girls and 1396 boys; age 13 years: 1497 girls and 1282 boys; age 14 years: 1355 girls and 1044 boys.