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Table 1 Baseline clinical characteristics of the study participants (n = 74)

From: Feeding practices in 6–24-month-old children with chronic cholestatic liver diseases: a mixed-method study

Characteristics Value
Male gender of children, n(%) 39 (52.7%)
Age of children, n(%)
 6–8 months 31 (41.9%)
 9–11 months 16 (21.6%)
 12–24 months 27 (36.5%)
Household monthly income per capita, n(%)
<5000 RMB 50 (67.6%)
 >5000 RMB 24 (32.4%)
Literacy of primary care provider, n(%)
 High school or below 44 (59.5%)
 College degree or above 30 (40.5%)
Presence of cholestasis, n(%) 55 (74.3%)
Total bilirubin (μmol/L), median (IQR) 65.1 (19.0–183.8)
Direct bilirubin (μmol/L), median (IQR) 48.9 (12.3–112.7)
GGT (IU/L), median (IQR) 87.0 (34.0–315.0)
ALT (IU/L), median (IQR) 110.0 (67.8–211.5)
AST (IU/L), median (IQR) 137.0 (79.5–248.0)
25-hydroxy-vitamin D (ng/ml), median (IQR) 12.8 (8.6–24.6)
  1. Abbreviations: GGT Glutamyl transpeptidase, ALT Alanine aminotransferase, AST Aspartate aminotransferase