Table 2

Median anthropometric parameters of the children according to sex at the beginning of the study.

286 Female

264 Males

All children (550)


Parameters

Mean

Variance

Mean

Variance

Mean

Variance


Age (months)

15.64

8.08

15.01

6.87

15.30

7.41

Weight (Kg)

5.82

1.17

6.28*

1.36

6.07

1.29

Height (cm)

68.07

6.73

68.43

7.48

68.27

7.13

P.B.

10.75

1.13

10.99

1.25

10.88

1.20


Student T test * P = 0.0001

Simpore et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:3   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-3

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