Table 1

Characteristics of the girls (n=216)

Mean (SD)Range
Age (years)15.6 (0.4)14.7–16.6
Height (cm)162.6 (6.1)146.0–179.1
Waist (cm)68.9 (6.4)57.0–91.9
Hip (cm)95.3 (6.4)77.0–118.2
Waist to hip ratio0.72 (0.04)0.61–0.86
Body mass index (kg/m2)21.5 (2.8)15.7–30.0
Triceps skinfold (mm)15.7 (4.8)5.8–28.0
Subscapular skinfold (mm)12.2 (5.0)5.9–39.3
Subscapular to triceps ratio0.78 (0.19)0.46–1.60
Birth weight (g)3295 (509)1220–5180
Gestation at birth (days)282 (13)225–309