International Journal of Endocrinology / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Body Composition in Adult Patients with Thalassemia Major

Table 2

values of body composition variables between male and female patients and controls.

Variable values
Male patients-controls
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values
Female patients-controls
()

Ferritin levels (ng/mL)0.028<0.0001
BMD WB (mg/cm2)0.001<0.0001
WB (-score)0.001<0.0001
WB fat (%)0.070.87
WB fat (gr)0.070.89
WB lean (gr) <0.01<0.01
Subtrunk fat (%)0.020.46
BMD subtrunk (mg/cm2)0.06<0.0001
BMI (Kgr/m2)0.0150.38

is statistically significant.