Table 1 Characteristics of the participants at 7 years of age
Number (%)
Male287 (48.6)
SGA241 (40.8)
Low socio-economic status29 (4.9)
Mother left school at <16 years old46 (7.8)
Mother smoking during pregnancy125 (21.4)
Mother married at birth of child450 (76.1)
Mean age (years)7.3
Mean weight (kg)26.7
Weight SDS0.60
Height (cm)125.7
Height SDS0.47
Obesity (by BMI criteria)38 (7.6)
Overweight (by BMI criteria)84 (15.3)
  • BMI, body mass index; SDS, standard deviation scoreĀ ; SGA, small for gestational age.