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Table 1 General data

From: Final adult height of children with idiopathic short stature: a multicenter study on GH therapy alone started during peri-puberty

 BoysGirlstP
Baseline age (years)12.7 ± 1.8711.7 ± 1.614.7410.000*
Baseline bone age (years)11.73 ± 2.3210.08 ± 2.03−1.3790.169
Treatment course (years)1.33 ± 1.296 (0.06–8.33)1.33 ± 1.159 (0.08–5.65)−0.0460.963
Age at the final follow-up (years)18.5 ± 2.2518.0 ± 2.021.9510.052
Baseline body height SDS−3.07 ± 1.054−2.74 ± 0.761− 3.3110.001*
FAH (cm)160.6 ± 8.09153.0 ± 5.4610.4040.000*
FAH SDS−1.91 ± 1.284− 1.38 ± 1.017−4.2640.000*
TH (Median height of parents (cm)167.7 ± 4.51155.6 ± 4.1223.3540.000*
TH SDS−0.83 ± 0.747−0.98 ± 0.7661.6510.100
1 (FAH SDS - baseline height SDS)1.15 ± 1.3871.49 ± 0.955−2.6050.010*
2 (FAH SDS - TH SDS)−1.10 ± 1.403−0.27 ± 1.271−5.2150.000*
3 (baseline height SDS - TH SDS)−2.22 ± 1.291−1.74 ± 0.931−3.4130.001*
Comparisons between FAH SDS and baseline height SDSP = 0.000*
t = 10.245
P = 0.000*
t = 11.880