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Table 1 Basic statistics of age, height and weight

From: Sex and age-level differences of walking time in preschool children on an obstacle frame

    Age (years) Height (cm) Weight (kg)
   Number Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
  4 years (First) 23 4.2 0.2 100.9 3.4 16.5 1.2
  4 years (Last) 28 4.7 0.1 102.4 4.4 16.7 1.6
Boys 5 years (First) 23 5.2 0.1 107.2 4.0 18.0 1.5
  5 years (Last) 27 5.7 0.1 107.4 4.4 17.7 1.8
  6 years (First) 35 6.2 0.1 112.8 5.0 20.1 2.3
  6 years (Last) 27 6.7 0.1 115.9 3.7 20.8 1.5
  4 years (First) 24 4.2 0.2 99.3 4.6 16.0 2.0
  4 years (Last) 27 4.8 0.2 102.6 3.8 16.6 1.9
Girls 5 years (First) 32 5.2 0.1 105.4 3.6 17.7 1.7
  5 years (Last) 28 5.7 0.2 108.2 5.6 18.4 2.9
  6 years (First) 26 6.2 0.2 112.3 3.2 19.7 2.0
  6 years (Last) 24 6.7 0.1 116.2 3.5 21.0 1.7
  1. SD: standard deviation
  2. Results of two-way ANOVA, *P < 0.05
  3. [Height] Age F1 = 105.53* (5, 312), Gender F2 = 0.96 (1, 312), Interaction F1 × 2 = 0.84 (5, 312). Post hoc. Boy, Girl: 4 years < 5 years < 6 years
  4. [Weight] Age F1 = 46.74* (5, 312), Gender F2 = 0.05 (1, 312), Interaction F1 × 2 = 0.76 (5, 312). Post hoc. Boy: 4 years, 5 years < 6 years; Girl: 4 years (First) < 5 years, 6 years; 4 years (Last) < 5 years (Last), 6 years, 5 years (First) < 6 years; 5 years (Last) < 6 years (Last)