Table 1

 Description of the sample

Age (y)M/FWeight (kg)Height (cm)TBW (l)Weight SDSHeight SDSBMI SDS
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
*SD score significantly different from zero, p<0.05.
M, male; F, female; y, years; mth, months; kg, kilograms; cm, centimetres; l, litres.
1.5 mth0.100.0120/294.50.55522.90.30.00.8−0.00.90.10.8
3 mth0.220.0263/775.90.66023.50.40.1*0.80.2*0.9−0.00.9
6 mth0.500.0113/247.70.86724.40.4−0.11.00.11.1−0.20.9
9 mth0.760.0113/258.91.17235.10.7−0.11.20.31.2−0.31.3
12 mth1.010.0110/810.31.47746.00.80.31.10.7*1.4−0.21.0
1 y1.80.111/1012.01.28647.30.90.00.80.31.2−0.31.2
2 y2.40.330/2513.71.79158.41.20.3*1.00.21.00.21.0
3 y3.40.316/2015.61.99959.01.00.20.90.21.10.11.1
4 y4.40.212/618.52.8106510.51.40.51.10.20.90.51.2
5 y5.40.210/1120.74.0111512.51.80.31.2−0.11.10.6*1.2
6 y6.60.316/1423.52.7120514.21.70.4*0.80.31.00.4*0.5
7 y7.40.311/1425.75.8124515.02.70.21.20.00.90.31.2
8 y8.40.213/1528.46.4128616.12.50.11.0−0.20.90.4*0.9
9 y9.50.217/1732.95.2137618.62.00.4*0.90.20.90.4*1.0
10 y10.40.316/1336.57.4140620.33.00.31.0−0.01.00.5*1.2
11 y11.30.215/1440.07.1147522.62.70.4*0.80.30.70.31.0
>11 y14.92.032/3258.516.11631131.98.40.5*1.30.11.40.6*1.3
Total sample318/3540.2*1.00.2*1.00.2*1.0