Table 2.

Demographic, Clinical, and Study Characteristics of the Control Group Compared With the Early Diagnosis Group Among Randomized Patients

CharacteristicEarly Diagnosis GroupControl GroupP ValueAdjusted PValue
Total patients, no. (%)77 (49)81 (51).750
Births per year (SD)8.36 (.95)8.76 (.97).6981.000
Birth weight in lb (SD)7.28 (1.18)7.10 (1.38).368.998
Sex, no. (%).4921.000
 Male46 (60)44 (54)
 Female31 (40)37 (46)
MI, no. (%).9831.000
 Non-MI60 (78)62 (77)
 MI-Medical2 (3)3 (4)
 MI-Surgical14 (18)15 (19)
 Unknown1 (1)1 (1)
Center, no. (%).9771.000
 Madison42 (55)44 (54)
 Milwaukee35 (45)37 (46)
Diagnosis, no. (%).275.985
 CF75 (97)76 (94)
 Other2 (3)5 (6)
Race, no. (%).176.899
 White73 (95)72 (89)
 Other4 (5)9 (11)
Enrollment status, no. (%).189.921
 Agreed70 (91)68 (84)
 Other7 (9)13 (16)
Active status, no. (%).5761.000
 Yes51 (66)57 (70)
 Other26 (34)24 (30)
Tier, no. (%).197.938
 Single55 (71)50 (62)
 Two22 (29)31 (38)
Fecal fat obtained, no. (%).215.961
 Yes48 (62)58 (72)
 Other29 (38)23 (28)
Mother's education, no. (%).5081.000
 Unknown10 (13)18 (22)
 Eighth grade or less0 (0)1 (1)
 Some high school12 (16)9 (11)
 High school graduate26 (34)22 (27)
 Some college or vocational school16 (21)15 (19)
 College graduate or more13 (17)16 (20)
Father's education, no. (%).280.989
 Unknown12 (16)21 (26)
 Eighth grade or less0 (0)1 (1)
 Some high school10 (13)5 (6)
 High school graduate25 (32)19 (23)
 Some college or vocational school18 (23)20 (25)
 College graduate or more12 (16)15 (19)
Marital status, no. (%).106.761
 Single16 (21)13 (16)
 Married57 (74)53 (65)
 Divorced0 (0)3 (4)
 Separated0 (0)1 (1)
 Unknown4 (5)11 (14)
Genotype, no. (%).031.323
 Homozygous δF50841 (53)35 (43)
 Heterozygous δF50833 (43)31 (38)
 Other3 (4)12 (15)
 Unknown0 (0)3 (4)
Pancreatic status, no. (%)19.012.164
 Pancreatic insufficiency61 (79)47 (58)
 Pancreatic sufficiency6 (8)17 (21)
 Unknown10 (13)17 (21)