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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of study participants (n = 213)

From: Adjunct therapy with probiotics for chronic urticaria in children: randomised placebo-controlled trial

Characteristics mean ± sd Experimental group (n = 108) Placebo group (n = 105) p value
Age (years) 8.32 ± 2.41 8.90 ± 2.40 0.75
Gender (m/f) 46/62 50/55 0.86
Body weight (kg) 20.08 ± 12.42 20.10 ± 12.38 0.34
Disease duration (months) 1.82–5.83 1.84–5.87 0.57
Symptom scores before treatment 9.13 ± 1.89 8.94 ± 1.83 0.09