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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Gender and race influence metabolic benefits of fitness in children: a cross-sectional study

  Total
(n = 203)
Male
(n = 102)
Female
(n = 101)
NHW
(n = 94)
Racially diverse
(n = 109)
Age (years) 12.2(±0.9) 12.2(±0.8) 12.2(±1.0) 12.2(±0.9) 12.1(±0.9)
BMI z-score 0.64(±1.00) 0.63(±1.07) 0.64(±0.95) 0.37(±0.93) 0.86(±1.01)
Overweight 40(19.7%) 21(20.6%) 19(18.8%) 20(21.3%) 20(18.3%)
Obese 37(18.2%) 20(19.6%) 17(16.8%) 6(6.4%) 31(28.4%)
Fitness (PACER laps) 32.4(±17.2) 37.5(±19.5) 27.2(±12.5) 36.2(±18.5) 29.0(±15.2)
  1. Data are means ± SE. "Overweight" and "Obese" represent the individuals whose BMI is between the 85-95th %ile and >95th %ile, respectively, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics for age and sex