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Table 2 Cross-sectional comparisons of waist circumference (WC, adjusted means1) between black and white females

From: Racial differences in central adiposity in a longitudinal cohort of black and white adolescent females

Visit   Baseline 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
White n n/a2 1099 1062 1022 950 826 868 910 941 994
  Mean WC1 - 63.7 66.1 68.1 69.6 70.6 71.3 72.5 73.4 74.8
Black n n/a 1175 1147 1115 1074 955 963 987 985 1061
  Mean WC - 66.7* 69.3* 71.0* 72.7* 73.5* 75.1* 76.2* 77.5* 79.1*
  1. 1Means adjusted to account for small differences in age
  2. 2Footnote: Waist circumference was not measured at baseline in the NGHS
  3. *p < 0.05 by independent samples t-test. Differences remain significant after adjusting for age.