Table 1

Baseline subject characteristics and anthopometric measurements

ADHD Group (n = 11)

Control Group (n = 12)

Variable

Mean ± SD

Mean ± SD


Sex, n male/female

9/2

6/6

Age, years ± SD

13.6 ± 2.2

14.2 ± 1.9

Age range, years

10.4–16.4

11.3–16.6

Height (cm)

163.5 ± 12.2

160.5 ± 8.4

Weight (kg)

52.7 ± 15.5

49.5 ± 12.2

BMI (kg/m2)

19.3 ± 3.8

19.0 ± 3.2

Lean weight (kg)

43.6 ± 16.4

38.3 ± 8.4

% lean mass

80.6

77.7

Fat weight (kg)

9.1 ± 3.6

11.2 ± 4.8

% fat mass

19.4

22.3

Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)

107.0 ± 17.7

109.6 ± 9.7

Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)

66.6 ± 8.2

66.5 ± 7.1

Heart Rate (bpm)

66.5 ± 8.7

72.8 ± 14.4


Colter et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:8   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-8

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