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Table 1 Characteristics of the Latino children over the two-year study period

From: Longitudinal effects of parental, child and neighborhood factors on moderate-vigorous physical activity and sedentary time in Latino children

  Baseline Follow-up 1-year Follow-up 2-years
n 282 282 282
Gender 133 M/149 F 133 M/149 F 133 M/149 F
Puberty status 1.26 ± 0.02* M 1.32 ± 0.03 M 1.49 ± 0.03 M
1.39 ± 0.03 F 1.57 ± 0.03 F 1.77 ± 0.03 F
Weight (kg) 38.1 ± 0.8 43.9 ± 0.9 49.0 ± 1.0
Height (m) 1.36 ± 0.005 1.43 ± 0.005 1.48 ± 0.006
BMI (kg/m2) 20.2 ± 0.3 21.2 ± 0.3 21.9 ± 0.3
BMI percentile 73.9 ± 1.6 73.5 ± 1.7 73.1 ± 1.8
BMI z-score 0.94 ± 0.06 0.92 ± 0.06 0.88 ± 0.07
Percentage normal-weight/overweight/obese (%) 52, 19, 29 50, 20, 30 50, 21, 29
  1. Abbreviations:Ffemale,Mmale,BMIbody mass index. *Mean ± SE.