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Table 1 Comparison of birth length, weight and head circumference among patients with MPS and healthy control

From: Comparison of growth dynamics in different types of MPS: an attempt to explain the causes

  Body length (cm) p value Body weight (kg) p value Occipital frontal circumference (cm) p value
MPS I
 Boys 55.6 ± 3.45 (n = 18) 0.01 3.47 ± 0.61 (n = 18) 0.83 34.4 ± 1.57 (n = 11) 0.09
MPS II
 Boys 55.4 ± 2.68 (n = 47) 0.01 3.63 ± 0.56 (n = 56) 0.09 34.6 ± 1.69 (n = 34) 0.02
MPS III
 Girls 53.4 ± 4.0 (n = 26) 0.01 3.15 ± 0.623 (n = 29) 0.04 33.7 ± 1.6 (n = 27) 0.02
 Boys 55.3 ± 2.84 (n = 31) 0.01 3.53 ± 0.42 (n = 35) 0.78 34.9 ± 1.86 (n = 27) 0.27
MPS IVA
 Boys 57.3 ± 3.34 (n = 10) 0.01 3.72 ± 0.46 (n = 14) 0.35 bd  
MPS VI
 Girls 53.8 ± 2.89 (n = 16) 0.01 3.62 ± 0.56 (n = 18) 0.09 bd  
 Boys 55 ± 3.59 (n = 10) 0.01 3.82 ± 0.61 (n = 11) 0.11 bd  
Healthy controls
 Girls 51.3 ± 2.4   3.4 ± 0.5   34.5 ± 1.3  
 Boys 52.2 ± 2.8   3.5 ± 0.6   35.3 ± 1.6  
  1. Bold font indicates statistically significant values