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Table 1 Data regarding height, weight, and BMI SDS, age, sex, and pubertal stage between groups (data are reported as median and interquartile ranges or frequencies) All data are referred to measured parental heights

From: Definition and prevalence of familial short stature

  SS (n = 48) No SS (n = 17) p TH-SS (n = 24) No TH-SS (n = 24) p AD-SS (n = 12) No AD-SS (n = 36) p C-FSS (n = 12) No C-FSS (n = 36) p
Height (SDS) −2.4 (− 2.8;-2.2) −1.9 (− 2.0;-1.8) < 0.01 − 2.3 (− 2.5;-2.2) −2.6 (− 3.0;-2.3) 0.02 − 2.6 (− 3.5;-2.2) −2.4 (− 2.6;− 2.2) 0.23 -2.2 (− 2.5;-2.1) −2.5 (− 2.9;-2.2) 0.04
Weight (SDS) −2.4 (− 2.8;-1.7) − 1.6 (− 2.4;-0.8) < 0.01 −2.4 (− 2.8;-1.4) −2.5 (− 3.3;-1.8) 0.27 −2.5 (− 3.0;-1.4) −2.4 (− 2.8;-1.8) 0.77 −2.4 (− 2.8;-1.7) −2.4 (− 2.9;-1.7) 0.98
BMI (SDS) −1.1 (− 1.9;-0.3) −1.0 (− 1.6;0.2) 0.59 −1.0 (− 1.9;-0.4) −1.1 (− 2.0;0.2) 0.62 −0.7 (− 1.7;0.3) −1.2 (− 2.0;-0.3) 0.20 −1.7 (− 2.2;-0.8) −1.0 (− 1.7;0.2) 0.20
Age (years) 9.1 (6.2;12.4) 12.1 (5.4;14.3) 0.21 11.2 (7.3;13.0) 8.3 (3.7;12.1) 0.82 8.2 (5.3;10.8) 10.2 (7.1;12.6) 0.06 11.3 (10.3;13.0) 8.8 (6.0;12.1) 0.24
Female (%) 42% 41% 1.00 33% 50% 0.38 42% 42% 1.00 83% 50% 0.04
Pubertal (%) 19% 59% < 0.01 21% 21% 1.00 0% 25% 0.09 25% 17% 0.67
  1. AD-SS Suspected autosomal dominant short stature, SS Short stature, C-FSS Constitutional familial short stature, TH-SS Target height-related short stature