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Table 2 Anthropometrics and Blood values

From: Psychological wellbeing and physical activity in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease compared to healthy controls

  IBD-AD IBD-RE HC Statistical Analysis
(N = 8) (N = 14) (N = 24)
M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD H p ηp2 Interpretation of effect size
Waist circumference (cm) 67.63 ± 9.04 65.65 ± 7.17 64.48 ± 8.29 0.384 0.823 0.01 s
Difference from norm −9.81 ± 6.15 −8.68 ± 4.95 −8.82 ± 6.0 0.521 0.783 0 s
Height (cm) 153.48 ± 17.53 152.69 ± 12.02 152.26 ± 18.0 0.212 0.903 0 s
Weight to height (%) 44.08 ± 3.07 42.94 ± 2.13 42.77 ± 3.49 1.108 0.585 0.02 s
Weight (kg) 45.28 ± 15.85 42.79 ± 12.83 44.37 ± 15.75 0.215 0.899 0 s
BMI 18.6 ± 3.37 17.91 ± 2.78 18.36 ± 3.16 0.074 0.965 0.12 m
BMI z-score −0.588 ± 0.79 −0.34 ± 0.95 −0.19 ± 0.87 1.368 0.511 0.1 m
Percentile BMI vs Age 31.98 ± 24.31 39.82 ± 26.23 43.89 ± 26.43 1.386 0.516 0.1 m
z-score Height vs Age −0.911 ± 1.73 0.02 ± 0.86 0.19 ± 1.01 2.234 0.334 0.1 m
Percentile Height vs Age 32.04 ± 32.99 52.91 ± 25.71 54.83 ± 31.53 2.236 0.333 0.07 m
Albumin [g/l] 23 ± 21.94 19.32 ± 19.20 20.79 ± 18.76 0.767 0.686 0 s
CRP [mg/l] 3.02 ± 4.56 3.28 ± 5.69 0.71 ± 0.85 4.159 0.125 0.13 m
Hemoglobin [g/l] 139.25 ± 8.62 134.92 ± 16.26 135.86 ± 12.33 1.423 0.493 0.01 s
ESR [mm/h] 4.83 ± 0.36 4.87 ± 0.54 4.88 ± 0.36 0.281 0.874 0 s
Hematocrit [%] 39.4 ± 2.11 38.09 ± 3.99 38.75 ± 3.17 0.359 0.837 0.02 s
Thrombocyts [×10^9/l] 323.25 ± 55.61 302.58 ± 56.15 271.55 ± 46.54 11.211 0.003 0.13 m
Leukocyten [×10^9/l] 10.16 ± 2.01 9.28 ± 2.83 8.25 ± 1.29 4.088 0.13 0.11 m
  1. Notes: N = 46, degrees of freedom always = 2, 41, p < .05 statistically significant; effect sizes: small (s) = .01 > ηp2 < .059, medium (m) = .06 > ηp < .139, or large (l) = ηp ≥ .14
  2. IBD-AD IBD in an active state of the disease, IBD-RE IBD in remission, HC Healthy Control, Waist circumference norm references is Taylor et al. [19], BMI Body Mass Index; CRP C-reactive protein, ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate