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Table 1 Characteristic of the Studied Population

From: Latent variables and structural equation models for longitudinal relationships: an illustration in nutritional epidemiology

  Males
n = 201
Females
n = 256
p
Age in 1999 (yr) 44.0 (4.9) 42.4 (4.5) <0.001
1999 evaluation    
   Percent Body Fat (%) 23.0 (6.2) 33.2 (7.1) <0.001
   Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.7 (3.4) 24.7 (4.6) <0.005
   Skinfold Thickness (mm) 58.6 (25.2) 75.0 (32.2) <0.001
   Waist Circumference (cm) 91.6 (10.4) 79.4 (11.7) <0.001
   Cognitive Restraint Score 21.8 (18.2) 39.6 (21.4) <0.001
2001 evaluation    
   Percent Body Fat (%) 21.9 (6.1) 31.9 (7.6) <0.001
   Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.9 (3.5) 25.0 (4.8) 0.026
   Skinfold Thickness (mm) 61.5 (25.3) 78.2 (34.2) <0.001
   Waist Circumference (cm) 91.5 (9.8) 79.6 (11.9) <0.001
   Cognitive Restraint Score 26.9 (19.7) 40.4 (21.3) <0.001
  1. Data are means (standard deviations). Differences according to sex were tested with Student's t-tests.