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Table 2 Energy intake in the studied 6-year-old children according to the percentile categories for BMI

From: Dietary intake in 6-year-old children from southern Poland: part 1 - energy and macronutrient intakes

Percentile categories for BMI Energy intake (kcal) Population
Mean SD Median SE % n
Below the 5th percentile (underweight) 1696 188 1726 94 3.3 4
5th – 84th percentile (healthy weight) 1820 314 1801 35 68.3 82
85th – 94th percentile (overweight) 1942 354 1954 68 22.6 27
95th percentile and above (obesity) 1763 237 1650 90 5.8 7