Table 1.

Descriptive Statistics for the Study Population by Gender and Race

VariableGirlsP
Black (n = 40)White (n = 52)
MeanSDMeanSD
Age (yr)10.92.611.32.6.41
Weight (kg)43.916.142.115.6.58
Height (m)1.460.151.470.14.95
Body mass index19.94.319.04.0.29
Body fat
 Mass (kg)11.06.710.55.8.70
 Percent24.17.124.25.9.97
Waist:hip ratio0.850.040.840.05.51
VariableBoysP
Black (n = 49)White (n = 51)
MeanSDMeanSD
Age (yr)12.02.812.12.7.87
Weight (kg)49.718.847.815.8.58
Height (m)1.530.191.550.18.67
Body mass index20.23.919.33.2.20
Body fat
 Mass (kg)8.76.08.94.5.82
 Percent17.37.119.16.3.19
Waist:hip ratio0.800.050.820.06.04