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Table 1 Distributions of infant characteristics stratified by infant gender (n = 128)

From: An anthropometric model to estimate neonatal fat mass using air displacement plethysmography

Characteristic   Boys (n = 68)   Girls (n = 60)
  n Frequency (%) n Frequency (%)
Race/Ethnicity     
   Caucasian 30 44.1 23 38.3
   African American 2 2.9 6 10.0
   Hispanic 13 19.1 12 20.0
   Asian 7 10.3 6 10.0
   Other 16 23.5 13 21.7
Age at Measurement (days)     
   1 27 39.7 29 48.3
   2 32 47.1 25 41.7
   3 9 13.2 6 10.0
   Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)
Gestational Age (weeks) 68 39.2 (1.2) 60 39.0 (1.2)
Weight (kg) 68 3.4 (0.5) 60 3.2 (0.4)
Length (cm) 65 52.3 (2.4) 54 50.1 (3.3)
Triceps Skinfold Thickness (mm) 68 4.4 (1.1) 60 4.5 (1.1)
Biceps Skinfold Thickness (mm) 68 3.3 (0.8) 60 3.1 (0.7)
Sub scapular Skinfold Thickness (mm) 68 3.9 (1.1) 60 3.8 (0.9)
Thigh Skinfold Thickness (mm) 68 6.4 (1.8) 60 6.4 (1.9)
Fat Mass (kg) 68 0.4 (0.2) 60 0.4 (0.2)
Percent Body Fat (%) 68 12.1 (4.1) 60 13.2 (3.8)