Table 1

Characteristics of patients and controls

Patients (n = 32)Controls (n = 32)p value
Males2118NS
Females1114NS
Age
    5–8 years1917NS
    9–12 years1315NS
    Mean (SE)8.5 (0.18)8.1 (0.21)NS
Weight (kg), mean (SE)
    5–8 years22.0 (0.21)23.8 (0.37)0.001
    9–12 years34.5 (0.19)35.6 (0.21)0.018
Height (cm), mean (SE)
    5–8 years120.0 (0.39)121.2 (0.21)0.049
    9–12 years128.4 (0.05)129.0 (0.04)0.001
Consanguinity13 (40.6%)12 (37.5%)NS