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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample (n = 20)

From: High inter-observer reliability in standardized ultrasound measurements of subcutaneous adipose tissue in children aged three to six years

 MEAN ± SD(range)Unit
Age4.86 ± 0.96(3.10–6.36)[year]
Height, h1.09 ± 0.1(1.0–1.3)[m]
Sitting height, s0.61 ± 0.04(0.57–0.71)[m]
Mass, m18.5 ± 3.9(13.5–29.1)[kg]
Body mass index, BMI15.4 ± 1.2(13.6–17.7)[kgm− 2]
Mass index, MI14.5 ± 1.2(12.5–17.1)[kgm− 2]
Cormic index, C56.3 ± 1.2(53.7–59.2)[1]
DI OBS 147.0 ± 15.2(24.9–84.6)[mm]
DI OBS 248.0 ± 15.3(25.3–85.8)[mm]
DI OBS 349.2 ± 15.8(26.9–88.9)[mm]
DI,MEAN48.1 ± 15.5(25.7–86.4)[mm]
DE OBS 142.9 ± 15.1(21.0–79.7)[mm]
DE OBS 243.8 ± 15.4(21.3–81.1)[mm]
DE OBS 343.7 ± 14.6(21.7–80.7)[mm]
DE,MEAN43.4 ± 15.0(21.4–80.5)[mm]
  1. DI sum of subcutaneous adipose tissue of the eight measured sites including embedded fibrous structures, DE sum of subcutaneous adipose tissue excluding embedded fibrous structures, OBS observer, SD standard deviation