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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of children by groups

From: Abnormal energy regulation in early life: childhood gene expression may predict subsequent chronic mountain sickness

  SL children HA control children CMS children
Age (yrs) 9.91(3.15)* 13.05(3.35) 12.24(2.65)
Weight (kg) 38.45(13.53) 37.98(10.49) 35.87(10.67)
Height (cm) 132.45(20.41) 140.60(14.37) 140.70(17.46)
Hb(g/dL) 12.74(0.84)** 15.44(1.02) 15.69(1.42)
Hct (%) 38.73(2.52)** 47.08(3.09) 47.45(4.29)
SaO 2 98.95(2.11)* 94.75(5.56) 94.30(6.34)
HR (beats/min) 74.30(12.06) 69.35(10.82) 75.05(18.22)
RR (resp/min) 23.50(5.46) 22.50(4.35) 23.80(5.06)
SBP (mmHg) 95.00(13.95) 97.00(8.01) 92.00(8.94)
DBP (mmHg) 57.75(8.66) 58.00(8.94) 57.50(7.69)
  1. SL: sea level; HA: high altitude; CMS: children from subjects affected by CMS. Difference between groups (ANOVA): *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001