Table 1—

Comparison of probands from families analyzed in the study and those fulfilling criteria for entry but declining to provide DNA samples

Clinical characteristicsStudy sampleProbands not included
n1818
Males (%)4439
Median age (years) at diagnosis12.610.5
Osmotic symptoms (%)100100
Ketosis and weight loss (%)3344
  • There were no statistically significant differences between the two groups.