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Table 4 Body fat percentiles according to gender and age group

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

Gender Age group (years) 3th 5th 10th 15th 25th 50th 75th 85th 90th 95th 97th
Boys 10–12 (n = 1082) 8.6 9.4 10.4 11.6 13.4 18.2 26.1 29.9 31.6 35.1 39.0
13–15 (n = 909) 8.4 9.5 10.5 11.4 13.1 16.4 22.3 27.6 29.7 33.5 37.7
Girls 10–12 (n = 1311) 9.5 10.4 12.1 13.4 15.5 19.6 25.1 28.1 31.1 35.4 37.3
  13–15 (n = 1098) 11.4 12.4 14.7 16.2 18.1 22.4 26.3 29.2 32.3 35.4 37.1