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Table 1 Number, age, height, body weight and BMI of each decade of life

From: Changes of upright body posture in the sagittal plane of men and women occurring with aging – a cross sectional study

Decade of life Gender Number Age (yrs) Height (cm) Body weight
(kg)
BMI
(kg/m2)
20-29 yrs M 11 24.8 ± 0.8 172.4 ± 1.0 72.0 ± 3.3 24.2 ± 1.1
F 12 23.4 ± 0.8 162.8 ± 1.2
***
57.0 ± 2.3
**
21.5 ± 0.7
30-39 yrs M 8 34.1 ± 1.2 173.3 ± 3.0 70.5 ± 3.2 23.4 ± 0.7
F 12 33.8 ± 1.0 162.5 ± 1.6** 55.2 ± 1.7* 20.9 ± 0.5
40-49 yrs M 8 43.0 ± 1.1 172.3 ± 2.3 66.3 ± 4.8 22.2 ± 1.2
F 8 46.1 ± 0.8 164.0 ± 1.3 59.8 ± 2.8 22.2 ± 1.0
50-59 yrs M 9 53.2 ± 1.0 171.0 ± 1.9 68.4 ± 4.1 23.3 ± 1.0
F 12 54.3 ± 0.9 159.3 ± 1.1
***
64.3 ± 2.6 23.2 ± 0.6 #
60-69 yrs M 23 66.7 ± 0.5 169.3 ± 1.0 68.0 ± 2.2 24.6 ± 0.4
F 20 67.1 ± 0.5 158.1 ± 1.2
***
58.2 ± 1.3
*
23.5 ± 0.6
70-79 yrs M 53 73.6 ± 0.4 166.5 ± 0.8
$$
68.1 ± 1.3 23.9 ± 0.7
F 26 74.0 ± 0.6 157.0 ± 0.9
***##
58.1 ± 1.5
***
23.7 ± 0.9
80-89 yrs M 12 81.9 ± 0.6 165.8 ± 1.7 64.8 ± 2.1 25.4 ± 1.0
F 12 81.8 ± 1.2 153.5 ± 2.0
***##
55.9 ± 2.2 25.4 ± 1.0
ANOVA M 124 P < 0.001 P = 0.734 P = 0.463
  F 102 P < 0.001 P = 0.073 P = 0.002
  1. Data are expressed as Mean ± S.E.. M: male, F: female. * p < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001 vs male at the same decade of life. Height: $$ p < 0.01 vs 20-29 yrs. of the same gender, ## p < 0.01 vs 20–29, 30–39 and 40-49 yrs. of the same gender. BMI: # P < 0.05 vs 20–29 and 30–39 yrs.