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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of children in the study

From: Do epinephrine auto-injectors have an unsuitable needle length in children and adolescents at risk for anaphylaxis from food allergy?

Character Group 1
15–30 kg
mean (range)
n = 102
Group 2
>30 kg
mean (range)
n = 100
Difference
p<
Age (years) 5.7 (2–10) 13.3 (7–18)
Boys/girls 62/40 60/40 ns
Height (cm) 115.8 (83.8–144.8) 161.7 (121.9–190.5)
Weight (kg) 21.3 (14.5–29.9) 54.4 (30.4–88.9)
BMIa (kg/m2) 15.9 (10.8–24.3) 20.5(14.5–31.4) 0.00001
  1. All subjects had food allergy necessitating the prescription of EAI
  2. atwo-tailed t-test
  3. – not meaningful comparison
  4. ns not significant