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Table 5 Longitudinal length of the left kidney by body weight category

From: Ultrasonographic parameters of the liver, spleen and kidneys among a cohort of school children in Sri Lanka

Weight group
(Kg)
Left kidney length(cm) 95% CI
of the mean
Median IQ range Mean SD Min Max Upper lower
≤20
n = 126
7.23 6.90–7.59 7.23 0.55 5.10 8.50 7.14 7.33
21–30
n = 158
7.87 7.47–8.15 7.81 0.54 6.45 9.07 7.73 7.90
31–40
n = 41
8.50 8.01–8.94 8.48 0.64 7.10 9.99 8.27 8.68
≥41
n = 7
8.88 8.07–9.40 8.87 0.78 7.81 10.00 8.14 9.59
  1. Median and Interquartile range(IQR) was provided for clarity and for comparison of results with future studies