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Table 1 Sample population characteristics in the HELIX subcohort study

From: Determinants of the urinary and serum metabolome in children from six European populations

  Overall BiB EDEN INMA KANC MoBa Rhea
Sample n 1192 199 157 207 201 229 199
Female (%) 45.4 46.2 42.0 44.9 45.8 48.0 44.2
Male (%) 54.6 53.8 58.0 55.1 54.2 52.0 55.8
White European (%) 89.6 42.7 100 100 100 95.6 100
BAME (%) 10.4 57.3 0 0 0 4.4 0
Age (years) 7.4 (6.5–8.9) 6.6 (6.4–6.8) 10.8 (10.3–11.2) 8.8 (8.4–9.3) 6.4 (6.1–6.8) 8.5 (8.2–8.8) 6.5 (6.4–6.6)
BMI (z-score) 0.3 (− 0.4–1.2) 0.1 (− 0.4–0.9) 0.2 (−0.5–1.2) 0.7 (− 0.1–1.7) 0.4 (− 0.3–1.2) 0.1 (− 0.4–0.6) 0.6 (− 0.3–1.6)
  1. NB. BAME indicates Black and Asian Minority Ethnic group. For age and BMI, median values and interquartile range in parentheses are presented