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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample (metric variables)

From: Overweight in children and its perception by parents: cross-sectional observation in a general pediatric outpatient clinic

  Minimum Maximum Mean Std. deviation
Birth height (cm) 38.0 59.0 50.8 2.71
Birth weight (g) 1200 5400 3317.4 555.67
BMI father (BMI kg/cm2) 16.9 47.6 26.3 3.57
BMI mother (BMI, kg/cm2) 15.6 46.61 23.81 4.78
Number of siblings 0 6 0.7 0.81
Measured weight (kg) 6.16 79.3 19.3 9.7
Measured height (cm) 64.0 181.0 106.9 21.46
BMI child (BMI, kg/cm2) 10.9 29.1 16.1 2.0
BMI percentile child 0.00 100.00 48.80 29.42
Age (years) 0.25 14.75 4.65 2.95