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Table 1 Normative anthropometry and DXA-data on 1052 young Swedish males aged 18–28 years

From: Does peak bone mass correlate with peak bone strength? Cross-sectional normative dual energy X-ray absorptiometry data in 1052 men aged 18–28 years

Age-group 18.00–18.99 19.00–19.99 20.00–20.99 21.00–21.99 22.00–22.99 23.00–23.99
Mean age (years) 18.6 19.3 20.4 21.5 22.4 23.4
Numbers 90 97 93 98 91 106
Weight (kg) 75.1 (13.2) 76.6 (12.1) 78.0 (13.4) 81.1 (16.1) 79.8 (13.6) 75.5 (10.5)
Height (cm) 181.9 (7.0) 181.4 (7.5) 180.8 (6.9) 181.8 (6.5) 181.9 (6.8) 180.1 (6.4)
BMI (kg/m2) 22.7 (3.6) 23.2 (3.1) 23.8 (3.5) 24.5 (4.4) 24.2 (4.1) 23.3 (3.1)
Total body fat mass (kg) 14.3 (9.6) 14.2 (8.1) 15.9 (8.9) 16.5 (10.5) 17.3 (10.3) 15.1 (7.8)
Total body lean mass (kg) 57.8 (6.5) 59.1 (7.3) 59.0 (6.7) 60.2 (7.1) 59.1 (6.5) 57.1 (6.0)
Femoral neck
 BMC (g) 6.42 (1.08) 6.63 (1.13) 6.41 (1.02) 6.45 (1.07) 6.34 (1.12) 6.16 (0.97)
 Area (cm2) 5.56 (0.40) 5.55 (0.41) 5.50 (0.38) 5.55 (0.40) 5.55 (0.42) 5.44 (0.38)
 aBMD (g/cm2) 1.15 (0.16) 1.19 (0.17) 1.16 (0.17) 1.16 (0.16) 1.14 (0.18) 1.13 (0.15)
Trochanter area
 BMC (g) 13.62 (3.23) 14.22 (3.59) 13.91 (3.52) 14.01 (3.44) 14.02 (3.41) 13.37 (2.79)
 Area (cm2) 14.41 (1.90) 14.50 (2.20) 14.47 (2.04) 14.65 (2.24) 14.82 (1.82) 14.43 (1.71)
 aBMD (g/cm2) 0.94 (0.15) 0.97 (0.15) 0.95 (0.16) 0.95 (0.15) 0.94 (0.15) 0.92 (0.13)
Total hip
 BMC (g) 41.50 (6.90) 42.93 (7.17) 42.06 (7.30) 42.50 (7.32) 42.07 (7.44) 40.98 (6.11)
 Area (cm2) 36.47 (2.55) 36.46 (2.74) 36.22 (2.64) 36.73 (2.94) 36.69 (2.33) 36.09 (2.34)
 aBMD (g/cm2) 1.14 (0.16) 1.18 (0.16) 1.16 (0.17) 1.16 (0.16) 1.14 (0.17) 1.13 (0.14)
Age-group 24.00–24.99 25.00–25.99 26.00–26.99 27.00–27.99 28.00–28.99 All age groups
Mean age (years) 24.4 25.4 26.4 27.5 28.5 23.5
Numbers 84 97 98 112 86 1052
Weight (kg) 78.3 (13.3) 80.0 (10.3) 82.4 (14.5) 79.7 (12.4) 83.3 (12.2) 79.1 (13.1)
Height (cm) 181.4 (7.0) 180.7 (6.2) 181.5 (6.5) 180.7 (7.1) 182.6 (6.4) 181.3 (6.8)
BMI (kg/m2) 23.8 (3.7) 24.5 (2.9) 25.0 (4.6) 24.4 (3.5) 25.0 (3.4) 24.0 (3.7)
Total body fat mass (kg) 15.7 (9.1) 17.7 (8.1) 19.3 (11.3) 17.1 (8.8) 18.3 (9.1) 16.5 (9.4)
Total body lean mass (kg) 59.3 (7.0) 59.0 (6.8) 59.6 (6.7) 59.2 (6.6) 61.4 (7.1) 59.1 (6.8)
Femoral neck
 BMC (g) 6.26 (0.94) 6.42 (1.19) 6.13 (1.04) 6.24 (0.96) 6.47 (1.04) 6.35 (1.06)
 Area (cm2) 5.57 (0.38) 5.63 (0.40) 5.53 (0.40) 5.56 (0.38) 5.66 (0.35) 5.56 (0.39)
 aBMD (g/cm2) 1.12 (0.15) 1.14 (0.17) 1.11 (0.16) 1.12 (0.15) 1.14 (0.16) 1.14 (0.16)
Trochanter area
 BMC (g) 13.91 (3.18) 14.04 (3.26) 13.30 (3.13) 13.55 (2.98) 14.16 (3.11) 13.81 (3.24)
 Area (cm2) 14.81 (2.08) 14.94 (1.96) 14.60 (2.05) 14.69 (1.96) 14.91 (1.97) 14.65 (2.00)
 aBMD (g/cm2) 0.93 (0.14) 0.93 (0.14) 0.90 (0.13) 0.92 (0.13) 0.94 (0.13) 0.94 (0.14)
Total hip
 BMC (g) 41.81 (6.47) 42.55 (7.12) 40.81 (6.88) 41.40 (6.29) 42.99 (6.95) 41.94 (6.91)
 Area (cm2) 36.78 (2.47) 37.27 (2.57) 36.63 (2.55) 36.75 (2.59) 37.48 (2.42) 36.68 (2.58)
 aBMD (g/cm2) 1.13 (0.14) 1.14 (0.16) 1.11 (0.16) 1.13 (0.14) 1.15 (0.16) 1.14 (0.16)
  1. BMI body mass index, BMC bone mineral content, aBMD areal bone mineral density
  2. Data are presented as means with 1 standard deviation bracketed. Age group 18 contains individuals between 18.0 to 18.9 years of age etc.