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Table 1 Demographic and molecular characteristics of the studied cases

From: The influence of vitamin D administration on the clinical presentation, body mass index, and osteoprotegerin (OPG) level in a sample of Egyptian children with familial Mediterranean fever

Variables Mean ± SD Range
Age (years) 7.5 ± 2.4 4.0–13.0
Bone age (years) 8.0 ± 2.3 4.0–13.5
Age of onset (year) 4.8 ± 2.3 2.0–10.0
Colchicine daily dose (mg) 1.3 ± 0.6 0.5–2.0
Disease duration (years) 2.7 ± 2.3 0.5–8.8
  N Percentage (%)
Sex Male 18 54.5
Female 15 45.5
Consanguinity 8 24.2
Family history 13 39.4
Molecular diagnosis M694I 21 63.6
M694I + M680I 9 27.3
V726A 1 3.0
M762V + M694V 1 3.0
E148Q+ 1 3.0
  1. Total N = 33