TABLE 2

Baseline Characteristics of Children Who Dropped Out at Any Time Point and Nondropouts at All Time Points (Completed 24-Mo. Assessment)

Nondropouts (n = 76)Dropouts (n = 98)P
Race/ethnic group, n (%)
    Non-Hispanic White30 (39.5)34 (34.7).81
    Non-Hispanic Black28 (36.8)39 (39.8)
    Hispanic18 (23.7)25 (25.5)
Gender, n (%)
    Female45 (59.2)60 (61.2).79
    Male31 (40.8)38 (38.8)
Age, y12.1 (2.3)12.2 (2.6).73
Weight, kg88.7 (21.7)88.6 (26.5).97
Height, cm156.6 (10.6)155.7 (12.4).63
BMI35.8 (6.0)36.0 (7.8).84
BMI z score2.48 (0.31)2.47 (0.32).91
Body fat, %46.6 (7.5)46.5 (8.6).91
Body fat mass, kg42.0 (14.5)42.4 (18.6).87
Blood pressure, mm Hg
    Systolic123 (15.3)122 (12.3).92
    Diastolic63 (9.4)69 (10.1).0004
Cholesterol, mg/dL
    Total166 (34.5)162 (34.3).44
    HDL43 (15.8)44 (11.1).58
    LDL97 (30.0)95 (32.7).60
Triglyceridesa112 (1.7)96 (1.8).08
Fasting glucose91 (7.2)90 (9.3).47
Fasting insulina24 (1.6)22 (1.9).47
HOMA-IRa5.33 (1.62)4.99 (1.94).45
  • Data are presented as mean (SD) unless otherwise indicated. HDL indicates high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.

  • a Data are presented as geometric means with geometric SDs.