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Table 1 Total variance of height, weight, and whole body composition traits

From: Trait-specific tracking and determinants of body composition: a 7-year follow-up study of pubertal growth in girls

    Within-individual variance Between-individual variance
  Age 11 yr Age 18 yr Age 11 to18 yr Age 11 to 18 yr
  Mean (SD) Mean (SE)
Height (cm) 145.6 (8.0) 165.8 (5.0) 4.83 (0.27) 34.5 (2.82)
Weight (kg) 39.2 (8.7) 60.2 (10.0) 12.4 (0.72) 86.4 (5.71)
Bone mass (kg) 1.41 (0.27) 2.46 (0.37) 0.015 (0.001) 0.079 (0.007)
Lean mass (kg) 27.3 (4.3) 38.1 (4.2) 4.28 (0.30) 11.30 (1.06)
Fat mass (kg) 10.6 (5.6) 19.2 (7.4) 8.43 (0.60) 35.0 (3.06)
  1. Mean values and standard deviation (SD) are given. Longitudinal data were separated into variance due to repeated measurements from each individual (within-individual variance) and variance due to difference between individuals. The variance and its standard error (SE) after controlling for time relative to menarche are given.