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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (N = 515)

From: BMI z-score in obese children is a poor predictor of adiposity changes over time

  Mean (SD)
Age (years) 11.5 (3.3)
BMI 29.6 (6.3)
BMI z-score 2.21 (0.5)
BMI percentile 97.1 (3.4)
Weight (kg) 65.6 (27.4)
Height (cm) 144.2 (23.3)
Total Fat Mass (kg) 32.9 (14.2)
Percent Body Fat 38.8 (5.6)
VO2 Max 32.7 (5.8)
  N (%)
Sex (Male) 252 (49)
Race-Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 374 (73)
 Non-Hispanic Black 57 (11)
 Hispanic 129 (25)
 Asian 25 (5)
 American Indian 34 (7)