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Table 5 Highest and lowest BMI values in classic A-T patients. The value of 1.93 was in a 15-year-old male. This same patient had the BMI z-score of -0.03 at age 24 (21+ age group). The next highest BMI in a 20-year-old patient was -1.18 SDs

From: Growth in ataxia telangiectasia

Age group (years) Lowest BMI
z-score
Highest BMI
z-score
2 − 3.23 2.15
3–5 − 3.74 2.16
6–9 − 4.36 2.06
10–14 − 7.58 2.01
15–20 − 8.62 1.93
21+ − 8.48 − 0.03