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Table 1 Body mass, BMI, and BFP of adolescents aged 10–15 years according to age group

From: Body fat percentiles of Brazilian adolescents according to age and sexual maturation: a cross-sectional study

Gender Age (years) Height (cm) Body mass (kg) BMI (kg/m2) BFP
Boys 10–12 (n = 1082) 149.6 ± 8.1 43.0 ± 10.5 19,0 ± 3.5 20.0 ± 8.6
  13–15 (n = 1053) 163.7 ± 9.2 54.8 ± 12.7 20.0 ± 3.8 18.9 ± 8.1
Girls 10–12 (n = 1311) 151.6* ± 6.3 45.1* ± 10.8 19.4 ± 3.7 20.9 ± 7.4
  13–15 (n = 1244) 159.0* ± 6.3 52,8* ± 10.1 20.8* ± 3.5 23.0* ± 6.8
  1. *Significantly different (P < 0.05) between boys and girls in the same age group; significantly different (P < 0.05) between the two age groups in the same gender.
  2. Abbreviation: BMI Body mass index, BFP Body fat percentage.