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Table 3 BMI for age, height for age, weight for age, and weight for height classifications for LGI and HGI groups

From: A pilot study to determine the short-term effects of milk with differing glycaemic properties on sleep among toddlers: a randomised controlled trial

  LGI HGI Total
n (%)
BMI for age n = 28 n = 27 n = 55
Overweight 0 (0.0) 3 (11.1) 3 (5.5)
Risk of overweight 4 (14.3) 3 (11.1) 7 (12.7)
Normal 23 (82.1) 18 (66.7) 41 (74.5)
Under weight 1 (3.6) 3 (11.1) 4 (7.3)
Mean ± S.D. (z-scores) −0.13 ± 1.06 0.11 ± 1.33 −0.01 ± 1.20
Height for age n = 28 n = 27 n = 55
Normal 23 (82.1) 20 (74.1) 43 (78.2)
Stunted 4 (14.3) 2 (7.4) 6 (10.9)
Severely stunted 1 (3.6) 3 (11.1) 4 (7.3)
Too tall 0 (0.0) 2 (7.4) 2 (3.6)
Mean ± S.D. (z-scores) −0.84 ± 1.27 −0.81 ± 2.28 −0.82 ± 1.82
Weight for age n = 28 n = 21 n = 49
Normal 25 (89.3) 17 (81.0) 0 (0.0)
Underweight 2 (7.1) 2 (9.5) 3 (5.5)
Severely underweight 1 (3.6) 2 (9.5) 7 (12.7)
Mean ± S.D. (z-scores) −0.61 ± 1.01 −0.46 ± 1.44 −0.54 ± 1.23
Weight for height n = 29 n = 27 n = 56
Overweight 0 (0.0) 3 (11.1) 3 (5.4)
Risk of overweight 3 (10.3) 1 (3.7) 4 (7.1)
Normal 25 (86.2) 21 (77.8) 46 (82.1)
Underweight 1 (3.5) 2 (7.4) 3 (5.4)
Mean ± S.D. (z-scores) −0.23 ± 1.03 −0.05 ± 1.23 −0.16 ± 1.13