Table 2

 Mean and SD for height, BMD os calcis, and total BMD in children by sex and age group

AgenHeight (cm)BMD os calcis (g/cm2)Total BMD (g/cm2)
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Girls
5–68113.24.30.2940.0240.8160.035
6–712119.33.90.2870.0320.8280.047
7–820124.94.70.3280.0530.8420.054
8–911131.25.90.3510.0250.8540.034
9–1011137.43.80.3810.0440.8720.057
10–1115141.16.60.4020.0430.8960.032
11–1212150.87.70.4430.0510.9430.034
12–1312157.38.40.4400.0680.9800.057
13–1414159.17.50.4580.0481.0220.067
14–1520162.45.30.4800.0711.0840.069
15–1621166.36.70.4780.0541.0930.067
16–177169.04.10.5440.0981.1560.070
17–188168.15.60.4890.1021.1470.065
Boys
5–610115.23.80.2880.0410.8210.030
6–712122.93.80.3070.0340.8380.022
7–88127.65.70.3310.0410.8900.046
8–913130.05.30.3560.0540.8640.054
9–1012137.65.90.3840.0550.8880.055
10–1112143.39.00.4310.0590.9510.064
11–1210149.76.40.4540.0400.9360.057
12–1315156.46.50.4930.0870.9850.066
13–1412164.06.60.5190.0641.0340.081
14–159167.911.30.5400.0681.1020.101
15–1710175.07.00.5880.0821.1490.078