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Table 1 General characteristics and biochemical studies in both case and control groups and the related comparisons

From: Association of vitamin D and FGF23 with serum ferritin in hypoparathyroid thalassemia: a case control study

Variable Control Case P value
Age (y) 25.7 ± 5.1 26.9 ± 3.0 0.32
Weight (Kg) 50.5 ± 9.3 54.04 ± 10.2 0.213
Height (cm) 157.54 ± 8.832 162.40 ± 10.642 0.089
BMI (Kg/m2) 21.4 ± 7.5 20.3 ± 2.4 0.479
PTH (pg/mL) 55.6 ± 15.7 13.93 ± 4.6 < 0.001
Ca (mg/dl) 10.1 ± 0.9 8.7 ± 1.6 0.001
Ph (mg/dl) 4.8 ± 0. 8 5.9 ± 1.6 0.005
Alk (IU/L) 279.3 ± 149.0 260.9 ± 121.5 0.65
1,25(OH)2D3 (pg/mL) 101.2 ± 38.1 94.7 ± 31.6 0.51
25 (OH) D (ng/mL) 21.6 ± 4.5 23.8 ± 7.8 0.22
FGF23 (pg/mL) 241.2 ± 121.0 381.9 ± 175.0 0.002
Ferritin (ng/mL) 1690 ± 548 1396 ± 638 0.086
FE phosphorous (%) 9.2 ± 5.0 5.1 ± 2.9 0.001
Urine Ca/Cr ratio 0.16 ± 0.2 0.17 ± 0.1 0.92
  1. FGF23 Fibroblast Growth Factor 23, Ph Phosphorus, Ca Calcium, PTH Parathyroid Hormone, FEph Fraction excretion of phosphorus, P Predictive value