Table 1

A comparison of patients with intestinal failure and sex and age matched healthy control subjects

Intestinal failure (n=7)Control subjects (n=7) 1-150p Value
Sex (F/M)5/25/2
Age (y)47.1 (43.6–56.4; 42.3–62.4)49.8 (43.8–52.7; 39.9–66.4)1.00
Weight (kg)54.4 (48.4–68.6; 46.0–71.7)61.0 (56.6–64.3; 53.7–80.0)0.26
Height (m)166 (163–173; 159–179)167 (167–172; 158–182)0.62
Body mass index (kg/m2)19.9 (18.1–23.6; 17.1–26.2)21.5 (20.6–23.0; 19.9–24.2)0.26
Basic energy expenditure (MJ/day)5.4 (5.2–5.9; 5.1–7.5) 5.7 (5.5–5.8; 5.4–7.6)0.17
  • Results are expressed as median (25–75% percentiles; range).

  • 1-150 Mann-Whitney rank sum test.