Table 2

Baseline Characteristics (N = 73)

Characteristic

Mean

Standard

Deviation

Range

Normal

Values


Age at diagnosis (years)

56

11.4

29 – 82

Albumin (g/dl)

3.6

0.47

2.2 – 4.7

3.4 – 5.4

Phase Angle (degrees)

5.7

1.3

3.2 – 10.7

3 – 10

Prealbumin (mg/dl)

21.2

7.4

8.0 – 38

15.7 – 29.6

Transferrin (mg/dl)

244.7

57.3

76 – 397

250 – 300


g = grams

mg = milligrams

dl – deciliter

Gupta et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:19   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-19

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