Table 1

Demographic and clinical findings at presentation

Mode of presentation
ParameterAllTetanyPainsWeaknessDeformities
n = 21n = 12n = 6n = 1n = 2
Age (y)13 (11–15)12.5 (11–15)13.5 (12–14)12 (12)13.5 (13–14)
Duration of symptoms (days)7 (1–720)2 (1–120)195 (2–700)7 (7)710 (700–720)
z score for weight −9.3 (−2.63 to 0.78)−0.93 (−2.54 to 0.78)−0.64 (−2.13 to 0.23)−2.63−1.1 (−1.84 to −0.53)
z score for height−1.4 (−3.47 to 0.58)−1.63 (−2.57 to 0.58)−1.1 (−2.6 to −0.66)NA−2.4 (−3.47 to −1.4)
Daily dietary calcium intake (mg)490 (43–1040)502 (43–870)380 (574–1040)NA395 (395)
Daily dietary vitamin D intake (μg)2.8 (1–15.5)2.8 (1–15.5)1.8 (1–7.3)NA13.5 (13.5)
Amount of daily soft drinks (ml)750 (375–1500)750 (375–1500)375 (375–750)NA375 (375)
Daily exposure to sun (min)15 (10–60)20 (10–60)15 (15–20)NA15 (15)
  • Results expressed as median (range).