Table 2

Anthropometric characteristics of children by sex and maternal origin
Children Italian mother Immigrant mother p value
Mean(SD) Mean(SD)
Sons N=1239 N=166
Weight (kg) 32.6 (7.2) 31.9 (7.8)
Height (cm) 133.6 (6.1) 133.4 (6.9)
BMI (kg/m2) 18.13 (3.11) 17.77 (3.20)
Daughters N=1146 N=155
Weight (kg) 31.9 (7.3) 31.0 (7.0)
Height (cm) 132.6 (6.6) 133.5 (6.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 17.99 (3.15) 17.27 (2.86) 0.004

Gualdi-Russo et al.

Gualdi-Russo et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:85   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-85

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