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Table 4 Comparisons of NFSS versus FSS – 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
Males   NFSS (#47)    FSS (#21)  
NFSS vs FSS Base H -2.57 (0.41) = Base H -2.59 (0.71) NS 0.922
  MPH -0.44 (0.73) > MPH -1.52 (0.51) <0.0001
  Fa H -0.18 (0.76) > Fa H -0.99 (0.92) 0.002
  AH -0.54 (0.64) > AH -1.14 (0.72) 0.003
  AH Gain +2.04 (0.64) > Gain +1.45 (0.62) 0.001
Males & Females NFSS (#63)    FSS (#25)  
  Base H -2.62 (0.60) = Base H -2.59 (0.66) NS 0.829
  AH -0.56 (0.65) > AH -1.08 (0.80) 0.008
  AH Gain 2.06 (0.74) > Gain 1.51 (0.66) 0.002