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Table 1 Baseline group statistics of FRDA patients and healthy controls

From: Hepatic mitochondrial dysfunction in Friedreich Ataxia

Parameter FRDA (n = 16) controls (n = 16)
Age [yr] 43.8 ± 9.3 (28-59) 43.1 ± 8.7 (28-60)
Gender (male/female) 10/6 10/6
Height [m] 1.72 ± 0.1 (1.59-1.83) 1.73 ± 0,1 (1.57-1.89)
Weight [kg] 73.9 ± 9.9 (58-95) 74.8 ± 9 (56-94)
BSA [m2] 1.89 ± 0,2 (1.61-2.20) 1.9 ± 0.2 (1.61-2.16)
GAA shorter allel * 402 ± 127 (220-560) --
GAA larger allel * 798.5 ± 250.6 (250-1110) --
GAA product
both alleles *
394492.9 ± 245596.8
(62500-954600)
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Onset of the disease [yr] 17.2 ± 5.9 (7-30) --
Disease duration [yr] 26.7 ± 8.7 (8-42) --
SARA 26.5 ± 7 (9.5-36) --
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD; range (min-max) in brackets; Abbreviations: BSA - body surface area, yr - years, SARA - scale for the assessment and rating of ataxia. *Exact GAA allel length was available for n = 14