Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Characteristics of 33 institutionalized people with Down's syndrome, 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 = 20) Female (n = 13)
Age (years) 42.1 ± 9.5 47.5 ± 6.1
Intelligence quotient 23.3 ± 6.3 (n = 13) 14.4 ± 12.8 (n = 11)
Height (cm) 146.3 ± 6.1 137.4 ± 5.5
Weight (kg) 47.7 ± 9.3 45.1 ± 7.5
Body mass index (kg/m2) 22.2 ± 3.5 24.0 ± 4.3
Red blood cells (× 106/μl) 6.7 ± 10.2 4.2 ± 0.3
White blood cells (× 103/μl) 6.2 ± 2.6 4.8 ± 1.3
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 14.3 ± 1.1 13.5 ± 0.7
Anemic cases (n) 3 (15.0%) 0 (0%)
Fe (μg/dl) 89.9 ± 25.9 101.0 ± 29.9
Total protein (g/dl) 7.4 ± 0.5 7.5 ± 0.3
Albumin (g/dl) 4.1 ± 0.3 4.2 ± 0.4
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 176.2 ± 19.7 201.8 ± 34.8
HDL* (mg/dl) 49.7 ± 11.0 62.9 ± 14.5
ZTT* (unit) 15.5 ± 4.4 15.5 ± 5.0
CRP* (mg/dl) 0.6 ± 0.9 0.5 ± 1.0
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 110 ± 11 (n = 18) 101 ± 14
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 73 ± 11 (n = 18) 65 ± 12
Cases using specific medications (n) 11 (55.0%) 5 (38.5%)
Cases on iron replacement (n) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
  1. *HDL: High density lipoprotein cholesterol, ZTT: Zinc sulfate turbidity test, CRP: C-reactive protein.