Table 2

 Mean (SD) anthropometric and lung function characteristics of the sample

MenWomen
BMI, body mass index; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 second.
Birth weight (g)3226 (491), n = 5543160 (503), n = 675
Length at birth (cm)49.69 (2.06), n = 55449.29 (2.16), n = 671
BMI at birth (kg/m2)13.00 (1.34), n = 55412.97 (1.41), n = 671
Height at 12 months (cm)73.16 (3.18), n = 47771.75 (2.85), n = 599
Weight at 12 months (kg)9.71 (1.26), n = 5369.14 (1.12), n = 648
BMI at 12 months (kg/m2)18.09 (1.63), n = 47717.75 (1.74), n = 599
Adult height (cm)168.2 (6.0), n = 556156.3 (5.5), n = 676
Adult BMI (kg/m2)25.20 (3.60), n = 55626.00 (4.81), n = 676
FEV1 (l)4.12 (0.53), n = 5543.09 (0.38), n = 6722