Table 2.

Distribution of plasma glucose concentrations.

Age, years (n)Glucose, mmol/L
Mean (95% CI)Percentile (95% CI)
5th25th50th75th95th
Boys9 (382)5.2 (5.1–5.2)4.7 (4.5–4.7)5.0 (4.9–5.0)5.2 (5.1–5.2)5.4 (5.3–5.4)5.7 (5.6–5.7)
13 (416)5.3 (5.3–5.3)4.8 (4.7–4.9)5.1 (5.0–5.1)5.3 (5.3–5.3)5.5 (5.4–5.5)5.9 (5.7–6.0)
16 (406)5.3 (5.3–5.3)4.7 (4.7–4.8)5.1 (5.0–5.1)5.3 (5.2–5.3)5.5 (5.5–5.6)6.0 (5.8–6.3)
Girls9 (400)5.0 (5.0–5.0)4.4 (4.3–4.5)4.8 (4.7–4.8)5.0 (5.0–5.0)5.2 (5.2–5.3)5.6 (5.5–5.7)
13 (400)5.2 (5.1–5.2)4.6 (4.5–4.7)4.9 (4.9–5.0)5.2 (5.1–5.2)5.4 (5.4–5.5)5.8 (5.7–5.8)
16 (464)5.0 (5.0–5.1)4.5 (4.4–4.6)4.8 (4.7–4.8)5.0 (4.9–5.0)5.2 (5.2–5.3)5.7 (5.6–5.9)