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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics of the study population

From: Relationship between breakfast consumption, BMI status and physical fitness of Ghanaian school-aged children

Measurement Boys Girls Total P-value
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
Age (years) 11.1 1.1 11.1 1.1 11.1 1.1 0.942
Weight (Kg) 32.8 5.8 36.9 8.1 66.0 34.9 < 0.001
Height (cm) 140.5 7.0 144.2 8.4 163.2 142.4 < 0.001
BMI-for –age z-score −0.43 0.9 −0.05 0.94 − 0.24 0.99 < 0.001
Height-for-age z-score −0.51 1.0 −0.17 1.0 −0.33 1.1 0.001
MUAC (cm) 20.7 7.3 22.0 3.2 21.4 5.7 0.021