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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Body composition, muscle strength and hormonal status in patients with ataxia telangiectasia: a cohort study

Parameters A-T (n = 25) Controls (n = 26) p-value
Age [years] 13.04 ± 6.79 14.96 ± 6.45  
Male 12 13  
Female 13 13  
Pre-Pubertal 11 (44 %) 6 (23 %)  
Adults 7 (28 %) 11 (42.3 %)
Height [m] 1.38 ± 0.23 1.59 ± 0.27 <0.01
Z-Score -1.51 ± 1,53 0.35 ± 1.01 <0.01
Weight [kg] 33.38 ± 16.8 53.75 ± 23.39 <0.01
Z-Score -1.93 ± 1.89 0.25 ± 1 <0.01
BMI [kg/m2] 16.56 ± 3.52 19.86 ± 3.54 <0.001
Z-Score -1.24 ± 1.29 0.05 ± 0.92 <0.001
AFP [ng/ml] 411.8 ± 305.3   
CRP [mg/l] 5.9 ± 1.33a   
  1. The data are shown as the means ± SD
  2. anormal CRP levels <5 mg/l