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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and tests of differences between normal weight versus overweight subjects.

From: Parent-rated behavior problems associated with overweight before and after controlling for sleep disordered breathing

  Normal Weight Mean (SD) or Percent (N = 343) Overweight Mean (SD) or Percent (N = 59) F (sig) or Chi2 (sig)
Age 8.7 (1.6) 9.2 (1.5) F 4.42 (.04)
Gender (% Female) 50.1% 37.3% Chi 3.33 (.07)
Hispanic % 35.6% 55.9 % Chi 8.81 (.00)
RDI* 0.92 (2.15) 0.81 (1.21) F 0.19 (.66)
Parent Education 13.7 (3.3) 13.2 (2.8) F 0.90 (.34)
  1. *Respiratory Disturbance Index