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Table 1 Demographic data of the clinically diagnosed FMF

From: MEFV gene mutations and cardiac phenotype in children with familial Mediterranean fever: a cohort study

  Cases (n = 108) Controls (n = 50) P value
Mean age 8.5 ± 4.2 8.6 ± 3.9 0.78
Range 2–17 3-15  
Sex    
Male 55(50.9%) 23(46%) 0.47
BMI 21.2 ± 5.1 24.5 ± 6.7 0.69
+ve FH of FMF 21(19.4%) 0 0.02
+ve consanguinity 43.(39.8%) 20(10%) 0.21
Age at onset 6.3 ± 11.3 ys -  
Time to diagnosis 1.2 ± 0.4 ys   
Duration 2.1 ± 2.2 ys   
  1. BMI: body mass index FH: Family history.