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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population 1

From: Fecal calprotectin levels are higher in rural than in urban Chinese infants and negatively associated with growth

  Rural infants Urban infants
  All
(n = 105)
Male
(n = 55)
Female
(n = 50)
All
(n = 39)
Male
(n = 20)
Female
(n = 19)
Age, mo 6.0 ± 0.2 6.0 ± 0.2 6.1 ± 0.2 6.2 ± 0.3 6.3 ± 0.3 6.2 ± 0.2
Birth wt, kg 3.1 ± 0.4 3.2 ± 0.4 3.0 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 0.5 3.5 ± 0.6 3.3 ± 0.4
Weight, kg 7.4 ± 0.9 7.8 ± 0.8 7.0 ± 0.8 8.4 ± 0.9 8.9 ± 0.7 7.9 ± 0.8
Length, cm 65.5 ± 2.2 66.1 ± 2.1 64.7 ± 2.1 67.8 ± 2.3 68.6 ± 2.0 67.0 ± 2.3
LAZ 2 −0.6 ± 0.9 −0.7 ± 0.9 −0.5 ± 0.9 0.4 ± 0.9 0.4 ± 0.9 0.5 ± 1.0
WAZ 3 −0.3 ± 1.0 −0.1 ± 1.0 −0.5 ± 1.0 0.8 ± 0.8 1.0 ± 0.7 0.6 ± 0.8
WLZ 4 0.2 ± 1.0 0.4 ± 0.9 −0.1 ± 1.0 0.8 ± 0.8 1.1 ± 0.7 0.6 ± 0.7
  1. 1Data are presented as mean ± SD; 2Length-for-age Z-score; 3Weight-for-age Z-score; 4Weight-for-length Z-score.