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Table 3 First definite diagnosis of HHT in the 233 patients, according to Sex, Education Level, Affected Gene, and Index/Non-Index status

From: A long diagnostic delay in patients with Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia: a questionnaire-based retrospective study

FIRST DEFINITE DIAGNOSIS OF HHT

SEX

    
 

Total

Males

Females

 

Age at Diagnosis, Mean ± SD (years)

40.1 ± 17.2

41.2 ± 17.6

38.9 ± 16.8

p = ns

[Range]

[3;78]

[7;78]

[3;73]

EDUCATION LEVEL

    
 

Low

Interm

High

 

Age at Diagnosis, Mean ± SD (years)

53.5 ± 17.4

37.1 ± 16

35.5 ± 14.5

P < 0.0001

[Range]

[3;78]

[4;71]

[7;73]

AFFECTED GENE

    
 

HHT1

HHT2

HHT?

 

Age at Diagnosis, Mean ± SD (years)

37.6 ± 16

39.9 ± 17.5

50.6 ± 17.0

P < 0.02

[Range]

[4;77]

[3;78]

[20;74]

 

INDEX/NON-INDEX STATUS

    
 

Index

Non-Index

  

Age at Diagnosis, Mean ± SD (years)

45.9 ± 15.3

34.6 ± 17.1

 

P < 0.001

[Range]

[7;78]

[3;77]