TABLE 1

Study subjects’ characteristics

BlackWhiteP
n2222
Age (years)9.9 ± 0.29.8 ± 0.2NS
BMI (kg/m2)18.5 ± 0.817.8 ± 0.4NS
Fat mass (kg)8.0 ± 1.27.4 ± 0.7NS
% Body fat20.7 ± 2.121.3 ± 1.4NS
FFM (kg)26.0 ± 0.725.4 ± 0.9NS
VAT (cm2)17.6 ± 3.116.3 ± 2.6NS
Testosterone (nmol/l)20.1 ± 3.823.6 ± 3.1NS
Estradiol (pmol/l)20.9 ± 1.818.3 ± 0.1NS
DHEAS (μmol/l)1.2 ± 0.11.5 ± 0.2NS
  • Data are means ± SE. Testosterone in boys only and estradiol in girls only. DHEAS, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate; VAT, visceral adipose tissue.