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Table 1 Subject Characteristics.

From: Sexual dimorphism of adipose tissue distribution across the lifespan: a cross-sectional whole-body magnetic resonance imaging study

  Adults Children
  Males Females P value Males Females P value
Total Subjects 164 188 N/A 88 59 N/A
Caucasian 67 84 N/A 13 9 N/A
African American 38 53 N/A 33 28 N/A
Hispanic 27 24 N/A 29 19 N/A
Asian 28 26 N/A 3 0 N/A
Age (yrs) 37.8 ± 14.8 (35.0, 27.0, 44.0) 44.0 ± 17.4 (41.0, 30.0, 56.0) <0.001 11.7 ± 3.6 (11.0, 9.0, 15.0) 11.3 ± 3.4 (11.0, 8.0, 14.0) 0.635
Weight (kg) 80.2 ± 13.0 (79.5, 71.3, 88.3) 67.1 ± 14.9 (65.0, 54.7, 77.6) < 0.001 50.9 ± 21.7 (50.0, 31.3, 65.1) 47.7 ± 18.5 (47.2, 33.1, 58.3) 0.504
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 25.6 ± 3.7 (25.1, 22.5, 28.3) 25.5 ± 5.4 (24.7, 21.5, 28.9) < 0.001 20.6 ± 4.6 (19.9, 16.9, 23.1) 20.9 ± 5.3 (20.3, 17.1, 23.1) 0.441
BMI percentile N/A N/A N/A 61.9 ± 27.1 (71.2, 48.7, 92.8) 60.0 ± 28.4 (72.8, 46.5, 95.5) 0.827
TAT (L) 18.8 ± 8.1 (17.3, 12.4, 23.2) 25.2 ± 11.9 (21.9, 15.9, 32.2) < 0.001 13.4 ± 9.5 (10.2, 6.8, 16.8) 17.7 ± 12.5 (14.0, 8.8, 22.6) 0.020
VAT (L) 2.1 ± 1.8 (1.5, 0.7, 3.0) 1.4 ± 1.2 (1.0, 0.6, 2.1) < 0.001 0.6 ± 0.5 (0.4, 0.2, 0.8) 0.6 ± 0.5 (0.5, 0.3, 0.8) 0.762
SAT (L) 16.5 ± 6.9 (15.6, 11.3, 20.2) 23.7 ± 11.1 (20.8, 14.9, 30.5) < 0.001 12.2 ± 8.5 (9.3, 6.2, 15.3) 16.4 ± 11.6 (13.0, 8.0, 21.1) 0.013
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD and (median, 25th and 75th percentile). , Children are ages 5–17 years and adults ≥ 18 years. , the Asian sample is a multi-generation mixture of Chinese, Indian, Korean, and Japanese. Abbreviations, N/A, not applicable; TAT, SAT, and VAT are total, subcutaneous, and visceral adipose tissue.