Table 2.

Mean (SD) for Anthropometric Indices by Study Site

WICCPRGPValue*Total
Mothers
#Obese/total (%)107/307 (35%)23/233 (10%)<.001130/540 (24%)
 Weight (kg)74.5 (19.7)66.6 (15.4)<.00171.0 (18.4)
 Height (cm)164.0 (6.8)165.9 (7.3).002164.8 (7.1)
 BMI (kg/m2)27.7 (7.2)24.2 (5.4)<.00126.2 (6.7)
2-y-olds
#Overweight§/total (%)20/133 (15%)11/114 (10%)31/247 (13%)
 WHZ.44 (1.1).12 (1.0).021.29 (1.1)
 Weight (kg)13.6 (2.0)13.2 (1.8)13.4 (1.9)
 Height (cm)89.1 (4.4)89.4 (4.4)89.2 (4.4)
3-y-olds
#Overweight/total (%)26/115 (23%)12/85 (14%)38/200 (19%)
 WHZ.42 (1.2).26 (1.1).35 (1.2)
 Weight (kg)15.6 (2.5)15.5 (2.3)15.6 (2.4)
 Height (cm)97.2 (6.3)97.3 (5.9)97.3 (6.1)
4-y-olds
#Overweight/total (%)22/96 (23%)8/78 (10%).0330/174 (17%)
 WHZ.66 (1.2).28 (.83).021.49 (1.1)
 Weight (kg)18.1 (2.9)17.8 (2.4)18.0 (2.7)
 Height (cm)104.6 (4.6)105.8 (5.8)105.2 (5.2)
All children
# Overweight/total (%)68/344 (20%)31/277 (11%).00499/621 (16%)
 WHZ.49 (1.2).21 (.98).001.37 (1.1)
 Weight (kg)15.5 (3.0)15.2 (2.9)15.4 (3.0)
 Height (cm)96.1 (8.1)96.5 (8.6)96.3 (8.3)
  • WHZ indicates weight-for-height z score.

  • * P value indicated only if P < .10.

  • Pregnant mothers were excluded from this analysis.

  • BMI: ≥30.

  • § WHP: ≥90th.