TABLE 1

Demographic Data of the Patients and Controls

VariablePatients, Mean ± SDControls, Mean ± SD
No. (boys)52 (21)117 (49)
Age, y22 ± 722 ± 7
Weight, kg61 ± 1564 ± 18
Height, cm165 ± 12168 ± 12
z score for height−0.31 ± 1.0a0.26 ± 1.1
BMI, kg/m222 ± 422 ± 4
  • a P < .01 between patients and controls.