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Table 1 Characteristics data of the studied groups

From: Effect of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and antioxidant capacity level on cognitive function parameters of children with idiopathic short stature

VariablePatients with ISS
N = 60
Control
N = 60
P value
Age (years)10.16 ± 1.9810.23 ± 1.540.83
Sex32 (53.3%) male
28 (46.7%) female
34 (56.7%) male
26 (43.3%) female
0.71
Weight (kg)23.46 ± 6.1733.7 ± 7.680.0001**
Weight z score− 2.63 ± 1.33− 0.078 ± 0.720.0001**
Height (cm)120.83 ± 12.4138.43 ± 9.120.0001**
Height z score− 3.0 ± 0.86− 0.23 ± 0.860.0001**
BMI (kg/m2)16.0 ± 3.1617.36 ± 2.140.006*
BMI z score− 0.89 ± 1.620.05 ± 0.760.0001**
Vit D (ng/ml) level20.63 ± 7.3532.18 ± 9.20.0001**
Percentage of vitamin D deficiency %50(83.3%)22 (36.7%)0.0001**
TAC (mmol/L)1.50 ± 0.62.27 ± 1.310.0001**
TOS (μmol/L)0.29 ± 0.190.27 ± 0.190.57
OSI21.1 ± 1217.94 ± 14.770.20
  1. ISS idiopathic short stature, BMI body mass index, TAC total antioxidant capacity, TOS total oxidant status, OSI oxidative stress index
  2. *P value < 0.05
  3. **P value < 0.001