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Table 2 Characteristics of 90 institutionalized people with cerebral palsy, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

From: An epidemiological study on anemia among institutionalized people with intellectual and/or motor disability with special reference to its frequency, severity and predictors

  Male (n = 48) Female (n = 42)
Age (years) 42.1 ± 10.7 43.0 ± 11.8
Intelligence quotient 29.7 ± 11.7 (n = 24) 25.1 ± 16.8 (n = 22)
Height (cm) 154.4 ± 9.2 143.1 ± 7.5
Weight (kg) 49.6 ± 9.8 44.7 ± 10.0
Body mass index (kg/m2) 20.7 ± 3.0 21.6 ± 3.7
Red blood cells (× 106/μl) 4.5 ± 0.5 4.1 ± 0.3
White blood cells (× 103/μl) 5.7 ± 1.8 5.2 ± 1.4
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 13.7 ± 1.3 12.5 ± 0.8
Anemic cases (n) 18 (37.5%) 2 (4.8%)
Fe (μg/dl) 103.4 ± 44.6 99.1 ± 36.5
Total protein (g/dl) 7.3 ± 0.4 7.2 ± 0.5
Albumin (g/dl) 4.3 ± 0.3 4.4 ± 0.3
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 168.8 ± 30.2 185.4 ± 36.0
HDL* (mg/dl) 53.7 ± 13.5 62.8 ± 16.2
ZTT* (unit) 10.6 ± 3.2 10.0 ± 4.0
CRP* (mg/dl) 0.8 ± 1.3 1.1 ± 0.2
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 117 ± 14 (n = 41) 114 ± 17
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 77 ± 11 (n = 41) 75 ± 15
Cases using specific medications (n) 38 (79.2%) 30 (71.4%)
Cases on iron replacement (n) 2 (4.2%) 0 (0%)
  1. *HDL: High density lipoprotein cholesterol, ZTT: Zinc sulfate turbidity test, CRP: C-reactive protein.