Table 2—

Patient/control subject differences in SDS for growth measurements taken at different ages pooled over five centers

Agen (patients, control subjects)*Height SDS
Weight SDS
BMI SDS
Difference (95% CI)PDifference (95% CI)PDifference (95% CI)P
Birth478, 12570.14 (0.01–0.27)0.040.11 (0.01–0.21)0.030.05 (−0.06 to 0.17)0.36
1–6 months309, 8250.23 (0.06–0.39)0.0070.24 (0.12–0.36)<0.0010.08 (−0.06 to 0.23)0.33
6 months to 1 year304, 7990.32 (0.17–0.48)<0.0010.36 (0.23–0.49)<0.0010.16 (0.00–0.31)0.05
1–2 years214, 5930.32 (0.14–0.50)<0.0010.41 (0.26–0.55)<0.0010.27 (0.10–0.44)0.002
2–4 years178, 4410.19 (−0.01 to 0.39)0.060.24 (0.07–0.41)0.0070.21 (0.03–0.40)0.03
4–6 years164, 3970.26 (0.07–0.44)0.0060.29 (0.11–0.47)0.0020.20 (−0.01 to 0.41)0.06
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    * Refers to subjects with both height and weight measurements. No evidence of center-to-center heterogeneity was found in any analysis (P > 0.05).