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Table 3 Comparisons SDS (SD) – Probability

From: Growth hormone significantly increases the adult height of children with idiopathic short stature: comparison of subgroups and benefit

   Mean SDS (SD)    Mean SDS (SD) p value
All ISS Males & Females (#88) AH -0.71 (0.74) > Base H -2.61 (0.62) <0.0001
  AH -0.71 (0.74) = MPH -0.65 (0.92) NS 0.638
Males       
All Males (#68) AH -0.72 (0.72) > Base H -2.58 (0.52) <0.0001
  AH -0.72 (0.72) = MPH -0.78 (0.84) NS 0.674
  AH -0.72 (0.72) Fa H -0.44 (0.90) 0.050
Normal puberty (NP) (#32) AH -0.82 (0.77) = Fa H -0.49 (0.96) NS 0.148
Delayed puberty (DP) (#36) AH -0.64 (0.66) = Fa H -0.39 (0.84) NS 0.184
Males NFSS (#47) AH -0.54 (0.64) > Base H -2.57 (0.41) <0.0001
  AH -0.54 (0.64) = MPH -0.44 (0.73) NS 0.489
  AH -0.54 (0.64) < Fa H -0.18 (0.76) 0.019
NP (#20) AH -0.60 (0.67) = Fa H -0.22 (0.89) NS 0.156
DP (#27) AH -0.49 (0.61) Fa H -0.15 (0.64) NS 0.057
Males FSS (#21) AH -1.14 (0.72) > Base H -2.59 (0.71) <0.0001
  AH -1.14 (0.72) = MPH -1.52 (0.51) NS 0.064
  AH -1.14 (0.72) = Fa H -0.99 (0.92) NS 0.587
NP (#12) AH -1.19 (0.79) = Fa H -0.99 (0.92) NS 0.502
  AH -1.19 (0.79) = MPH -1.52 (0.51) NS 0.244
DP (#9) AH -1.07 (0.62) = Fa H -1.06 (0.95) NS 0.984
  AH -1.07 (0.62) = MPH -1.49 (0.43) NS 0.140
Females       
All Females ISS (#20) AH -0.65 (0.70) > Base H -2.71 (0.96) <0.0001
  AH -0.65 (0.70) = MPH -0.18 (0.85) NS 0.120
  AH -0.65 (0.70) = Mo H -0.57 (0.62) NS 0.728
Females NFSS (#16) AH -0.62 (0.70) < MPH +0.15 (0.85) 0.011
  AH -0.62 (0.70) = Mo H -0.35 (0.62) NS 0.269
NP (#13) AH -0.77 (0.57) < MPH +0.16 (0.90) 0.006
  AH -0.77 (0.57) = Mo H -0.34 (0.52) NS 0.067
Males versus Females       
All Males vs Females   Males [#68]    Females [#20] p value
  Base H -2.58 (0.52) = Base H -2.71 (0.96) NS 0.554
  MPH -0.78 (0.84) < MPH -0.18 (0.85) 0.025
  Fa H -0.44 (0.90) = Mo H -0.57 (0.62) NS 0.568
  AH -0.72 (0.72) = AH -0.65 (0.70) NS 0.725
  AH Gain +1.86 (0.69) = Gain +2.06 (0.97) NS 0.405
NFSS Males vs Females   Males [#47]    Females [#16] p value
  Base H -2.57 (0.41) = Base H -2.74 (0.96) NS 0.485
  MPH -0.44 (0.73) < MPH +0.15 (0.85) 0.044
  Fa H -0.18 (0.76) = Mo H -0.35 (0.62) NS 0.398
  AH -0.54 (0.64) = AH -0.62 (0.70) NS 0.239
  AH Gain +2.04 (0.64) = Gain +2.12 (0.97) NS 0.969
  1. Abbreviations: AH adult height, Base H baseline height, MPH midparental height, Fa H father’s height; Mo H Mother’s height, AH Gain adult height gain, NS not significant.