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Table 2 Demographic, anthropometric and biochemical evaluation in MoA and normal comparisons, who underwent the polysomnographic study

From: Migraine and periodic limb movement disorders in sleep in children: a preliminary case–control study

  MoA (n = 34) Control (n = 51) p
Age 10.67 ± 2.6 10.92 ± 2.37 0.653
Sex ratio (M/F) 20/14 28/23 0.893
z-BMI (z score Body Mass Index) 0.31 ± 0.43 0.21 ± 0.37 0.256
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 13.04 ± 0.97 13.1 ± 1.05 0.791
Serum iron, (μg/dL) 80.30 ± 17.21 79.95 ± 18.04 0.929
Serum ferritin, (μg/L) 34.5 ± 16.2 31.97 ± 15.1 0.464
Transferrin saturation (%) 23.51 ± 5.14 22.76 ± 6.32 0.571
  1. Table 2 shows the comparison between demographic and hematologic characteristics of both PSG study population.
  2. In order to verify the matching about sex ratio (M/F) the Chi-square test was performed; all other characteristics was evaluated applying t-Test.