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Table 2 General characteristics of the study samples

From: Association of common variants identified by recent genome-wide association studies with obesity in Chinese children: a case-control study

  Normal-weight group Overweight group Obese group
Number 607 718 705
Female (%) 323(53.2) 268(37.3) 221(31.3)
Age 12.55 ± 3.04 13.26 ± 2.36 12.85 ± 2.59
Height(cm) 156.20 ± 15.86 161.96 ± 12.97 162.74 ± 13.81
Weight(kg) 47.09 ± 13.52 63.65 ± 13.61 76.11 ± 19.96
BMI (kg/m2) 18.77 ± 2.50 23.86 ± 2.20 28.12 ± 3.94
BMI-SDS 0.003 ± 0.71 1.57 ± 0.27 2.49 ± 0.48
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation, if not indicated otherwise. BMI body mass index, SDS Standard deviation score