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Table 1 Baseline subject characteristics and anthopometric measurements

From: Fatty acid status and behavioural symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adolescents: A case-control study

  ADHD Group (n = 11) Control Group (n = 12)
Variable Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Sex, n male/female 9/2 6/6
Age, years ± SD 13.6 ± 2.2 14.2 ± 1.9
Age range, years 10.4–16.4 11.3–16.6
Height (cm) 163.5 ± 12.2 160.5 ± 8.4
Weight (kg) 52.7 ± 15.5 49.5 ± 12.2
BMI (kg/m2) 19.3 ± 3.8 19.0 ± 3.2
Lean weight (kg) 43.6 ± 16.4 38.3 ± 8.4
% lean mass 80.6 77.7
Fat weight (kg) 9.1 ± 3.6 11.2 ± 4.8
% fat mass 19.4 22.3
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 107.0 ± 17.7 109.6 ± 9.7
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 66.6 ± 8.2 66.5 ± 7.1
Heart Rate (bpm) 66.5 ± 8.7 72.8 ± 14.4