Table 1: Demographic characteristics of asthmatic patients

From: Oral magnesium supplementation in asthmatic children: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial

CharacteristicsMagnesium groupPlacebo control groupP-value/test
Sex (%)M12 (66.67) F6 (33.33)M7 (36.84) F12 (63.16)0.07 χ2
Mean age (year)10.89±3.3611.42±2.930.6103 Student's t test
Race (%)18 C (100)17 C (89.47)–2 b (10.53)0.2568 Fisher's test
Weight (kg)40.39±12.3839.00±12.050.7316 Student's t test
Height (cm)145.5±16.58147.3±17.260.7448 Student's t test
BMI (kg/m2)18.62±2.8817.53±2.600.2359 Student's t test
  1. Abbreviation: BMI=body mass index.