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Table 1 Participants Characteristics

From: Quality of life in adults with muscular dystrophy

  DMD BMD LGMD FSHD CTRL
n 15 18 12 14 16
Age (Years) 24.2 ± 6.1 B***,LG***,F***,C* 42.4 ± 13.5 41.6 ± 11.7 47.1 ± 11.1 C* 35.4 ± 12.7
Stature (cm) 172.0 ± 4.3 177.4 ± 6.0 179.6 ± 7.2 178.6 ± 8.1 177.5 ± 9.3
Mass (Kg) 73.1 ± 14.6 B*,LG**,F* 86.5 ± 20.3 97.0 ± 18.1 C* 86.0 ± 11.2 81.1 ± 18.2
Ambulant 0/15 10/18 3/12 10/14 16/16
BMI (kg/m2) 25.5 ± 4.1 27.3 ± 6.2 29.4 ± 26.6 26.6 ± 3.4 25.5 ± 3.7
  1. Participants’ anthropometric characteristics
  2. DMD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, BMD Beckers Muscular Dystrophy, LGMD Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy, FSHD Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy, cm centimetres, Kg Kilograms, BMI Body Mass Index, B denotes significant difference from BMD; LG denotes significant difference from LGMD; F denotes significant difference from FSHD; C denotes significant difference from CTRL; * denotes P < .05; ** denotes P < .01; *** denotes P < .001