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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of study completers for the sophomore year (N = 48)

From: Characterization of body weight and composition changes during the sophomore year of college

Variables Fall 2005
Age (yrs) 19.2 ± 0.4
Height (cm) 165.7 ± 6.1
Weight (kg) 60.4 ± 8.2
BMI (kg/m2) 22.5 ± 3.8
Housing: n (%)  
   On Campus (Dormitory or Sorority Housing) 18 (38%)
   Other College Housing 4 (8%)
   Off Campus 25 (52%)
   Parent's Home 1 (2%)
Race: n (%)  
   American Indian 3 (6%)
   African American 1 (2%)
   Hispanic 0 (0%)
   Caucasian 43 (90%)
   Other 1 (2%)
  1. Mean ± standard deviation