Table 1

Characteristics of study participants

n

%


Sex

Male

582

48.0

Female

631

52.0

Age group

12-13 years

416

34.3

14-15 years

427

35.2

16-17 years

370

30.5

Body weight (BMIa)

Under-/normal weight (≤ P90)

1005

82.9

Overweight (>P97)

201

16.6

Missing

7

0.6

Socio-economic statusb

Low

249

20.5

Medium

617

50.9

High

331

27.3

Missing

16

1.3


Abbreviation: BMI (body mass index), P (Percentile)

a According to Kromeyer-Hauschild et al. [24]

b According to Winkler [22]

Truthmann et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:133   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-133

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