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Table 3 Regression model for longitudinal ΔHSDS at year 1 and year 2 for patients with GHD (n = 698).

From: Identification of factors associated with good response to growth hormone therapy in children with short stature: results from the ANSWER Program®

Characteristic β Estimate F Value P Value
Height velocity at 4 months 0.0319 214.31 < .0001
Baseline age -0.0439 74.17 < .0001
Baseline HSDS -0.0776 29.11 < .0001
Baseline BMI SDS 0.0398 20.62 < .0001
Baseline IGF-I SDS -0.0245 5.74 .0169
Gender -0.0438 2.46 .1175
  1. BMI, body mass index; GHD, growth hormone deficiency; HSDS, height standard deviation score; IGF-I, insulin-like growth factor I; SDS, standard deviation score.