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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.