Table 2

Age and gender specific mean BMI values according to socio demographic subgroups

2003

Boys

Girls


Age (yrs)

Urban

Rural

Govt

Private

Urban

Rural

Govt

Private


5

13.7 (1.2)

13.9 (1.4)

13.8 (1.3)

14.2 (1.4)

13.7 (1.4)

13.8 (1.5)

13.8 (1.4)

14.5 (1.6)

6

14.5 (1.6)

13.9 (1.5)

13.9 (1.4)

15.0 (1.7)

14.5 (2.1)

13.9 (1.4)

13.8 (1.4)

15.2 (2.4)

7

14.6 (2.1)

13.9 (1.4)

13.9 (1.5)

15.3 (2.2)

14.7 (2.0)

13.9 (1.5)

13.9 (1.5)

15.1 (2.1)

8

15.1 (2.2)

14.2 (1.4)

14.3 (1.4)

15.5 (2.4)

15.2 (2.5)

14.3 (1.7)

14.3 (1.8)

15.5 (2.6)

9

15.6 (2.6)

14.5 (1.9)

14.5 (1.9)

16.3 (2.7)

15.5 (2.5)

14.8 (2.0)

14.8 (2.1)

16.3 (2.7)

10

15.8 (2.9)

14.6 (2.1)

14.7 (2.1)

16.9 (3.2)

15.6 (2.5)

15.0 (2.1)

15.1 (2.2)

16.8 (2.7)

11

16.2 (3.0)

14.9 (2.2)

15.0 (2.2)

17.2 (3.2)

16.3 (2.7)

15.6 (2.3)

15.8 (2.5)

17.1 (3.0)

12

16.1 (2.7)

15.5 (2.2)

15.4 (2.2)

17.4 (2.7)

16.9 (2.9)

16.2 (2.6)

16.4 (2.7)

18.2 (3.3)

13

17.2 (3.3)

15.8 (2.0)

16.0 (2.4)

18.2 (3.6)

17.5 (2.7)

16.8 (2.5)

17.1 (2.6)

18.2 (2.7)

14

17.1 (3.3)

16.8 (2.5)

16.8 (2.7)

18.4 (3.8)

17.8 (2.7)

17.2 (2.7)

17.6 (2.7)

18.4 (2.8)

2005

7

14.4 (2.0)

14.0 (1.5)

13.9 (1.4)

15.6 (2.8)

14.6 (3.1)

14.2 (1.7)

14.0 (1.6)

16.1 (4.2)

8

15.5 (2.4)

14.3 (1.9)

14.5 (2.0)

16.1 (2.6)

15.0 (2.3)

14.5 (1.8)

14.4 (1.7)

15.8 (2.5)

9

15.8 (2.5)

14.5 (2.0)

14.6 (1.9)

16.4 (2.7)

15.9 (2.6)

14.5 (1.6)

14.6 (1.7)

16.4 (2.7)

10

16.3 (2.8)

14.8 (1.9)

15.1 (2.1)

16.8 (2.9)

16.2 (2.8)

15.5 (2.6)

15.4 (2.5)

16.8 (2.9)

11

16.8 (2.9)

15.6 (2.5)

15.7 (2.4)

17.5 (3.1)

16.8 (3.0)

16.1 (2.4)

16.2 (2.6)

17.7 (3.2)

12

17.0 (3.2)

15.9 (2.6)

15.9 (2.5)

18.3 (3.7)

17.6 (3.1)

16.8 (2.6)

17.0 (2.8)

18.6 (3.1)

13

17.5 (3.1)

16.5 (2.5)

16.6 (2.6)

18.4 (3.3)

18.1 (2.9)

17.5 (2.6)

17.8 (2.7)

18.7 (2.9)

14

17.7 (2.9)

17.2 (2.5)

17.1 (2.4)

18.8 (3.3)

18.6 (3.2)

18.0 (2.9)

18.2 (3.0)

20.1 (3.6)

15

18.5 (3.3)

17.7 (2.1)

17.7 (2.5)

19.4 (3.5)

19.2 (2.9)

18.5 (2.7)

18.8 (2.8)

19.7 (3.0)

16

19.3 (3.6)

18.7 (2.6)

18.7 (2.8)

20.7 (4.2)

19.2 (2.9)

19.0 (3.6)

19.0 (3.1)

20.3 (2.6)


Figures in parenthesis are standard deviations

Govt- government schools

Raj et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:55   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-55

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