Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Metabolomic Insights into the Nutritional Status of Adults and Adolescents with Phenylketonuria Consuming a Low-Phenylalanine Diet in Combination with Amino Acid and Glycomacropeptide Medical Foods

Table 1

Participant characteristics1.

Adult malesAdult femalesMinors2
Adult and minorsAdults only

Age, y28 ± 9 (18–44)30 ± 7 (23–49)16 ± 1 (15–17)0.0030.64
BMI, kg/m225.2 ± 3.626.9 ± 5.323.2 ±
BMI percentile69.6 ± 23.7 (30–93)
Plasma Phe, µmol/L770 ± 217 (367–1086)658 ± 337 (201–1360)706 ± 540 (224–1418)0.630.52
Classical PKU, n8102
Variant PKU, n253
Kuvan™ user, n122

1Data represent participant characteristic data collected at baseline (visit 1) for our clinical trial, n = 30 [8]. Values are means ± SD, and values in parenthesis represent the minimum and maximum. Subanalyses were done to compare adult male and female participants; 2of the five participants who were minors (<18 y), two were male and three were female; BMI, body mass index; PKU, phenylketonuria.

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