Table 1: Baseline characteristics of males, females, and all subjects.

VariableMalesFemalesAll subjects

Number (%)139 (44.6%)164 (55.6%)295 (100%)
Median age in months (IQR)67 (62–70)67 (61–70)67 (61–70)
Median weight in kilogram (IQR)17.50 (16–19.50)17.0 (15–19)17.0 (15.5–19.0)
Mean height in centimeter (±SD)109.02 (±6.01)108.01 (±5.29)108.4 (±5.63)
Median Hb gm/dl (IQR)11.90 (11.50–12.50)12.10 (11.50–12.78)12.0 (11.5–12.7)
Median ferritin ng/ml (IQR)4.40 (2.8–7.3)5.10 (3.03–7.30)4.90 (4.9–12.4)