Table 3.

Height measurements of the treatment and control groupsa

ParameterTreatment GroupLiterature Control GroupbUSRDS Control Groupc
aUSRDS, US Renal Data System; SD, standard deviation; SDS, SD score; ASDS, change in SDS.
bTwo-year ΔSDS unadjusted P value compared with the treatment group (P < 0.05).
cInitial height, SDS, and 1-y SDS unadjusted P value compared with the treatment group (P < 0.05).
Initial height (mean cm ± SD)53.2 ± 6.366.5 ± 9.8
Initial height SDS (mean SDS ± SD)-0.93 ± 1.6-0.7-2.4 ± 1.3
One-yr height (mean cm ± SD)74.8 ± 4.076.8 ± 8.6
One-yr height SDS (mean SDS ± SD)-1.06 ± 1.3-2.3 ± 1.3
Two-yr height (mean cm ± SD)86.4 ± 3.6
Two-yr height SDS (mean SDS ± SD)-0.78 ± 1.2-2
One-yr ΔSDS (mean SDS ± SD)-0.13 ± 1.70.13 ± 1.3
Two-yr ΔSDS (mean SDS ± SD)0.12 ± 1.5-1.59 ± 1.3