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Table 1 Physical and biochemical parameters of included healthy children and patients with Chylomicron Retention Disease (CMRD)

From: Establishment of reference values of α-tocopherol in plasma, red blood cells and adipose tissue in healthy children to improve the management of chylomicron retention disease, a rare genetic hypocholesterolemia

  Healthy children CMRD
0 - 2 years 2 - 12 years 12 - 18 years Total Total
n 56 75 35 166 4
Sex (F/M) 24/32 32/43 17/18 73/93 3/1
Age (y) 1.2 ± 0.6 5.9 ± 2.9 14.9 ± 1.7 6.2 ± 5.4 19 ± 2.8
Weight (kg) 9.5 ± 2.9 21.7 ± 9.1 55.3 ± 15.4 24.7 ± 19.3 54.0 ± 11.2
Height (cm) 74.7 ± 11.3 114.1 ± 19.0 163.0 ± 12.1 111.6 ± 35.4 160 ± 9.9
BMI (kg/m2) 16.85 ± 2.0 16.01 ± 1.9 20.4 ± 4.2 17.23 ± 3.1 20.2 ± 3.6
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 3.74 ± 0.8 3.98 ± 0.8 3.95 ± 0.6 3.93 ± 0.7 2.31 ± 0.8
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.20 ± 0.5 1.31 ± 0.3 1.27 ± 0.2 1.28 ± 0.4 0.5 ± 0.1
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.24 ± 0.6 2.39 ± 0.6 2.28 ± 0.5 2.33 ± 0.6 1.50 ± 0.7
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 0.82 ± 0.5 0.63 ± 0.4 0.90 ± 0.5 0.74 ± 0.4 0.68 ± 0.3
Apolipoprotein B (g/L) 0.68 ± 0.2 0.66 ± 0.5 0.63 ± 0.1 0.65 ± 0.2 0.37 ± 0.2
  1. Results as expressed as mean ± standard deviation