TABLE 1

Participant Demographics

Nonoverweight (BMI <95th Percentile; N = 128)Overweight (BMI ≥95th Percentile; N = 227)
Gender, %
    Male5439
    Female4661
Age, y11.8 ± 2.912.6 ± 2.7
Race, %
    Black27.352.9
    White67.446.3
    Other5.30.8
BMI, kg/m2 (range)19.6 ± 3.5 (12.9–28.3)36.4 ± 8.9 (19.0–69.0)
    BMI-SD score for age and gender (range)0.42 ± 0.85 (−2.29 to 1.63)2.45 ± 0.36 (1.64–3.41)
  • Data are mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated. Compared with nonoverweight participants, overweight participants were significantly older (P < .001), more likely to be female (P < .01), and more likely to be self-identified as black (P < .001).