TABLE 2.

Main clinical and body composition characteristics of the current Saint Vincent cohort

n1,006
M/F407/599
Age (years)11.8 ± 0.1
BMI (kg/m2)29.8 ± 0.2
BMI (% n)167 ± 1
Fat mass (kg)31 ± 0.5
Number of sib-pairs available*423
Prevalence of obesity in sib-ship0.29
  • Data are means ± SE unless otherwise stated.

  • *

    * Concordant or not for adiposity;

  • λs of 9.7, which is higher than that in other obese cohorts (71).