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Table 5 Body fat percentiles according to gender and sexual maturation

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

Gender Sexual maturation 3th 5th 10th 15th 25th 50th 75th 85th 90th 95th 97th
Boys Pre-Pub. (n = 113) 8.6 9.7 10.3 11.3 13.4 19.5 27.7 30.4 32.2 36.1 43.3
Pub. (n = 1864) 8.5 9.4 10.5 11.4 13.1 16.9 23.8 27.9 30.9 34.1 37.5
Post-Pub. (n = 14) 10.6 10.4 10.6 11.4 11.7 12.8 16.8 21.8 23.6 * *
Girls Pre-Pub. (n = 115) 8.1 8.5 10.2 11.1 13.0 16.7 21.5 24.8 28.1 34.0 35.9
Pub. (n = 2227) 10.4 11.5 13.4 14.9 16.9 21.2 25.7 28.9 31.4 35.3 37.2
  Post-Pub. (n = 67) 13.8 15.0 17.7 18.9 21.1 25.1 30.0 34.8 36.8 36.5 37.6
  1. Abbreviation: Pub Pubescent.