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Table 1 Characterization of the sample stratified by sexes and working memory performance

From: Development of cardiorespiratory fitness standards for working memory using receiver operating curves in 15-year-old adolescents

  Girls (n = 75)   Boys (n = 66)  
  Low Normal P Low Normal P
Age (years) 15.01 (14.54–15.19) 14.96 (14.54–15.42) 0.822 14.82 (14.09–15.99) 15.05 (14.55–15.47) 0.587
Body Mass (Kg) 55.9 (53.0–67.65) 55.25 (50.92–65.95) 0.455 64.80 (53.15–82.35) 59.6 (54.75–69.8) 0.232
Height (cm) 161.5 (156.85–169.55) 163.55 (158.12–168.52) 0.728 172.4 (164.5–176.15) 171.7 (167.7–175.65) 0.764
BMI (Kg/m²) 21.85 (20.29–25.56) 21.15 (19.09–24.97) 0.351 22.13 (17.55–27.47) 20.35 (18.20–22.70) 0.210
∑ skinfold (mm) 42 (32.50–59.5) 39.75 (31.0–54.5) 0.441 37.0 (18.25–51.0) 26.0 (19.0–37.75) 0.278
Vo2max(ml.kg− 1.min− 1) 35.71 (33.19–39.60) 40.01 (34.19–42.82) 0.023 47.39 (39.38–52.52) 50.09 (46.79–54.28) 0.037
Corsi Blocks
Block Span
Total Score
5 (5–5)
35 (27.5–35)
6 (5–7)
54.0 (40–70)
< 0.001
< 0.001
5 (5–5)
35 (30–35)
6 (6–7)
54 (45–70)
< 0.001
< 0.001
  1. BMI Body mass index; ∑ skinfold: sum of skinfold; Values expressed in median and interquartile range; Significant values for P < 0.05