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Table 1 Weight at birth and first clinic visit for pancreatic sufficient and insufficient infants

From: Factors affecting the growth of infants diagnosed with cystic fibrosis by newborn screening

  Pancreatic insufficient (n = 113) Pancreatic sufficient (n = 16) p value
Birth weight
 kg 3.15 (0.51) 3.28 (0.53) 0.33
 z score −0.36 (1.11) −0.05 (1.26) 0.29
First clinic weight
 kg 3.42 (0.80) 4.60 (1.49) < 0.0001
 z score −1.39 (1.27) −0.48 (1.62) 0.005
Change in weight z score from birth to first clinic
 Absolute −1.03 (0.81) −0.43 (1.06) 0.023
 Rate −0.35 (0.28) −0.10 (0.35) 0.0007
Weight in year 1
 z score −0.73 (1.27) − 0.25 (1.16) < 0.0001
Weight in year 2
 z score −0.16 (0.93) 0.37 (1.02) 0.191
Height in year 1
 z score −0.67 (1.29) −0.12 (1.18) 0.001
Height in year 2
 z score −0.37 (1.03) −0.19 (1.00) 0.255
  1. All data is presented as mean (SD). Rate: change per week
  2. kg kilograms