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Table 3 Racial differences in mean annual increases in waist circumference (WC) in adolescent girls age 11 - 19 y (n = 2378; 18134 subject-visits)

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

  Model A Model B Model C Model D
Model details (PROC MIXED) Fixed effect of race Fixed effect of race, allowing for vertical offset and change in WC slope at menarche Fixed effect of race, adjusting for annual measures of BMI Fixed effect of race, adjusting for annual measures of BMI, allowing for vertical offset and change in WC slope at menarche
Annual increase in WC (cm), Whites (SE) 1.36 (0.07) 2.33 (0.08) 0.08 (0.02) 0.62 (0.03)
Racial difference in annual increase in WC (Blacks - Whites) (SE) 0.10 (0.04) p = 0.024 0.21 (0.04) p < 0.0001 -0.15 (0.01) p < 0.0001 -0.13 (0.01) p < 0.0001