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Table 2 Anthropometric data at birth: SDS (median and range) comparing the references of Niklasson et al. [9] and of Usher and McLean [8].

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

  Whole cohortNIK Whole cohortUML ISSNIK ISSUML SGANIK SGAUML
BW 0.94 (15.27 to 1.46) () 0.78 (4.48 to 1.63) 0.62 (1.95 to 1.46) () 0.44 (1.74 to 1.63) 2.48 (5.27 to 0.6) () 2.21 (4.48 to 0.37)
BL 0.56 (5.61 to 2.3) () 0.9 (6.12 to 1.89) 0.35 (1.91 to 2.3) () 0.65 (2.56 to 1.89) 2.55 (5.61 to 0.29) () 3.00 (6.16 to 0.33)
BHC 0.36 (3.31 to 2.13) () 0.68 (4.2 to 2.67) 0.08 (2.01 to 2.13) () 0.18 (2.48 to 2.67) 1.43 (3.31 to 1.19) () 2.00 (4.2 to 1.48)
  1. BW = birth weight. BL=birth length. BHC = birth head circumference.