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Table 3 Medical scores by age group: children, teenagers, and adults

From: Should autism spectrum disorder be considered part of CHARGE syndrome? A cross-sectional study of 46 patients

 Children
(0–9 years)
Teenagers
(10–18 years)
Adults
(> 18 years)
Chi2Pa
Score(n = 33)(n = 22)(n = 9)
Global somatic severity5.70 (2.07)5.60 (2.21)6.22 (1.99)0.620.7321
Medical gravity during the first year1.10 (0.87)1.47 (1.39)2.00 (1.10)4.930.0853
Brain anomalies1.94 (1.06)1.85 (1.14)2.13 (1.36)0.210.9015
Hearing loss1.88 (1.48)2.16 (1.61)1.64 (1.36)0.650.7235
Visual impairment0.63 (0.89)0.60 (0.82)0.89 (0.93)0.830.6596
  1. Data are mean (SD)
  2. aKruskal-Wallis test