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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of enrolled patients

From: Screening for B cell, T cell and natural killer cell defects among children with methylmalonic and propionic acidemias

Parameter Results
Diagnosis (no. (%)) MMA 23 (76.7%)
PA 7 (23.3%)
Sex (no. (%)) Male 16 (53.3%)
Female 14 (46.7%)
Age (mo.) Mean ± SD 37.93 ± 23.20
Range 6–86
Weight (centile) Mean ± SD 24.73 ± 27.15
Range 3–75
Height (centile) Mean ± SD 9.40 ± 15.53
Range 3–75
Age at metabolic disease onset (mo.) Mean ± SD 6.59 ± 4.58
Range 0.1–19
Age of onset of infection (mo.) Mean ± SD 6.24 ± 4.41
Range 0–19
Frequency of hospitalization due to infection/year Mean ± SD 1.80 ± 0.76
Range 1–3
Average duration of antibiotics use during infection (days) Mean ± SD 6.13 ± 1.22
Range 4–9
Control of the metabolic disease (controlled/uncontrolled) (no. (%)) Controlled 18 (60.0%)
Uncontrolled 12 (40.0%)
  1. MMA methylmalonic acidemia, mo. month, no. number, PA propionic acidemia, SD standard deviation