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Published online Sep 1, 2012. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-139
Table 1
Baseline characteristics of study subjects
 Boys
Girls
P valuea
(n = 846)(n = 808) 
Age (years)
9.0 (9.29)
9.0 (9.32)
0.114
Birthweight (g)
3092.0
3028.0
<0.001
Height (cm)
134.9
134.3
0.193
Weight (kg)
30.2
29.4
<0.001
Body mass index (kg/m2)
16.6
16.3
<0.001
Percent body fat (%)
18.4
15.8
<0.001
Waist circumference (cm)
57.5
57.3
0.037
Waist-to-height ratio
0.43 (0.44)
0.43 (0.43)
0.066
Proportion of obesityb (%)
3.8
2.0
0.029
HMW-adn (μg/mL)
2.65
2.83
0.496
T-adn (μg/mL)
6.13
6.48
0.249
HMW-adn/T-adn0.44 (0.433)0.44 (0.431)0.856
HMW-adn: High molecular weight adiponectin, T-adn: Total adiponectin, HMW-adn/T-adn: The ratio of HMW-adn to T-adn.
Values are median (mean) or percent.
aWilcoxon rank-sum test or chi-squared test.
bObesity was defined by the criteria of the International Obesity Task Force.
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