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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Selective screening for familial hypercholesterolemia in Austrian children - first year results

  Pre-school Children
(N = 133)
Index patients Positive
(N = 9)
Siblings
All
(N = 85)
Siblings
Positive
(N = 4)
Median (Range) Median (Range) Median (Range) Median (Range)
Male 73 (55%) 6 (67%) 31 (37%) 1 (25%)
Age (years) 6 (5–7) 6 (5–6) 8 (0.5–28) 2 (0.5–12)
Body height (cm) 118 (100–140) 119 (110–127) 134 (68–190) 88.5 (68–160)
Body weight (kg) 22 (14–49) 22 (20–27) 31 (7–88) 11 (7–42)
BMI (kg/m2) 15.8 (10.7–30.7) 16.0 (15.3–16.7) 16.5 (8.9–34.7) 14.5 (13.5–16.4)
  1. Data are presented as median and range, or as number of subjects (%)
  2. BMI Body Mass Index