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Table 4 Characteristics of 39 institutionalized people with severe motor and intellectual disabilities, 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 = 21) Female (n = 18)
Age (years) 38.5 ± 10.6 35.2 ± 9.9
Intelligence quotient 27.6 ± 14.6 (n = 11) 29.6 ± 11.3 (n = 5)
Height (cm) 151.4 ± 13.9 145.9 ± 8.4
Weight (kg) 33.2 ± 7.2 32.1 ± 7.5
Body mass index (kg/m2) 14.3 ± 2.4 15.1 ± 3.2
Red blood cells (× 106/μl) 4.2 ± 0.4 4.1 ± 0.4
White blood cells (× 103/μl) 5.4 ± 1.7 6.0 ± 2.4
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 13.0 ± 1.3 12.5 ± 1.4
Anemic cases (n) 13 (61.9%) 3 (16.7%)
Fe (μg/dl) 90.1 ± 29.2 105.1 ± 43.8
Total protein (g/dl) 7.2 ± 0.6 7.4 ± 0.5
Albumin (g/dl) 4.2 ± 0.4 4.1 ± 0.3
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 181.3 ± 32.5 188.4 ± 35.0
HDL* (mg/dl) 55.4 ± 16.2 53.1 ± 13.0
ZTT* (unit) 9.8 ± 4.2 12.0 ± 5.2
CRP* (mg/dl) 0.6 ± 2.0 0.7 ± 2.0
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 106 ± 15 104 ± 25
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 68 ± 12 62 ± 11
Cases using specific medications (n) - -
Cases on iron replacement (n) - -
  1. *HDL: High density lipoprotein cholesterol, ZTT: Zinc sulfate turbidity test, CRP: C-reactive protein.