Table 2.

Predictors of Changes in Adiposity (SSF) in Black and White Girls From Ages 14 to 19 Years

ParameterBlack GirlsWhite Girls
Effect Size (mm)95% Confidence IntervalEffect Size (mm)95% Confidence Interval
Overall test for age effectP < .001P < .001
Age 15*−1.16−4.67, 2.36−.83−3.79, 2.12
Age 16*−1.36−3.82, 1.11−1.84−4.08, .39
Age 17*.32−2.31, 2.96−.90−3.30, 1.50
Age 18*2.65−1.01, 6.30−.47−3.47, 2.53
Age 19*8.22§5.42, 11.033.86§1.26, 6.45
Age at menarche−2.98§−4.38, −1.57−3.71§−4.90, −2.51
Total calories (kcal/d)−.0038§−.0056, −.002−.0022−.0041, −.0004
Activity diary score (MET-min/d).0035−.0003, .0073−.0002−.0045, .0040
  • * Versus age 14.

    For test of estimate of effect size different from 0:

  • .05 < P ≤ .10;

  • .01 < P ≤ .05; and

  • § P ≤ .01.