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Table 1 Auxological parameters of the total cohort at inclusion.

From: The Auxological and Biochemical Continuum of Short Children Born Small for Gestational Age (SGA) or with Normal Birth Size (Idiopathic Short Stature)

  Dimension All ISS SGA
Number   182 137 45
Boys % 66 64 73
Gestational age weeks 38.9 (2.2) 38.9 (2.2) 38.3 (2.4)
Preterms (37 wks) % 14 11 22
Age at inclusion yrs ($) 7.88 2.73 8.06 2.65 7.29 2.92
Height ($) 2.71 0.62 −2.57 0.46 3.13 0.82
Height (§) 2.51 (5.18 to 2.00) 2.44 (4.15 to 2.00) 2.95 (5.18 to 2.02)
  1. $ mean SD; § = median and range
  2. Height SDS was calculated based on Prader et al. [10].