Table 2.

Characteristics of Subjects in Similar Studies*

Ranke et alBlethen et al
Males
(n = 66)
Females
(n = 64)
Males
(n = 72)
Females
(n = 49)
Age at enrollment (y)10.5 (5.3, 13.1)9.9 (4.3, 11.6)11.3  ± 2.110.1  ± 2.8
Height SDS−2.7 (−3.5, −1.7)−2.9 (−4.8, −1.8)−3.0  ± 1.2−3.4  ± 1.0
Age at Tanner stage 2 (y)13.8 (12.1, 15.4)12.9 (11.2, 14.1)14.0  ± 1.912.6  ± 2.2
Height SDS at Tanner stage 2−1.6 (−2.6, −0.4)−1.4 (−3.0, −0.4)−1.9  ± 1.2−1.9  ± 1.5
Adult height SDS−1.3 (−2.8, 0.2)−1.2 (−3.6, 0.2)−0.7  ± 1.3−0.7  ± 1.1
Target height SDS−0.4 (−1.8, 0.6)−0.7 (−2.1, 0.8)−0.3  ± 0.8−0.2  ± 0.8
  • * Values are median (10th, 90th percentiles) (Ranke et al3) and mean ± SD (Blethen et al4).