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Table 1 Characteristics of participants from a metropolitan city of Pakistan

From: Bone resorption and environmental exposure to cadmium in children: a cross - sectional study

Characteristics Boys
(n = 87)
Girls
(n = 68)
School Children
(n = 155)
Age - yr 9.9 (1.3) 9.6 (1.2) 9.8 (1.2)
Height - cm 134 (9.8) 132 (9.0) 133 (9.5)
Weight - kg 28.8 (7.2) 27.0 (6.4) 28.0 (6.9)
BMI - kg/m2 15.9 (2.9) 15.3 (2.2) 15.7 (2.6)
Creatinine - mmol/l 11.8 (7.0) 7.4 (3.5) 9.9 (6.1)
Cadmium - nmol/mmol crt 0.41 (0.15 to 1.58) 0.65 (0.20 to 1.63) 0.50 (0.16 to 1.63)
Calcium - μmol/mmol crt 71.0 (13.3 to 401) 108 (16.9 to 494) 85.3 (15.7 to 451)
Deoxypyridinoline - nmol/mmol crt 83.5 (12.5 to 695) 216 (21.8 to 3502) 127 (14.6 to 1945)
  1. Data are arithmetic mean (SD) or geometric mean (5th to 95th percentile).