Table 1.

Description of Participants (n = 179 Boys and 189 Girls)

Mean (Standard Deviation)Mean (Standard Deviation)
Age (y)BMC-total body (g)
 Boys5.18 (0.39) Boys499.72 (98.19)*
 Girls5.26 (0.39) Girls478.04 (97.18)
Height (cm)BMD-hip (g/cm2)
 Boys111.11 (6.08) Boys0.58 (0.06)*
 Girls110.60 (6.04) Girls0.55 (0.06)
Weight (kg)BMD-spine (g/cm2)
 Boys20.38 (3.73) Boys0.50 (0.06)
 Girls19.83 (3.44) Girls0.51 (0.06)
BMC-hip (g)BMD-total body (g/cm2)
 Boys7.23 (1.61) Boys0.73 (0.04)*
 Girls6.92 (1.53) Girls0.71 (0.04)
BMC-spine (g)Area total (cm2)
 Boys15.26 (2.53)* Boys686.57 (114.44)
 Girls14.65 (2.50) Girls667.98 (118.03)
  • * Males significantly different than females (P < .05).

    Area total = DXA-derived skeletal area.