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Table 1 Characteristics of international adoptees upon arrival to USA and after 6 months.

From: Determinants of Catch-Up Growth in International Adoptees from Eastern Europe

   Arrival    6 months  
  % SDS % SDS
Age 148 N/A 132 N/A
Gender 148 77F 71M 132 68F 64M
Height SDS 148 21.6 132 6.8*
Weight SDS 148 33.8 132 9.8*
Wt for Ht SDS 148 9.5 132 4.5*
OFC SDS 148 12.2 130 8.5*
IGF-1 SDS 133 27.8 124 22.6
BP-3 SDS 136 12.5 124 5.6*
Dietary intake 115 N/A 111 N/A
%DRI 102 N/A 103 N/A
BW (kg) 104 32.7    
  1. Kcal/kg; %Dietary reference Intake; Percent male; BW <2.50 kg; .