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Table 1 Characteristics of this study participants

From: Taurine in morning spot urine for the useful assessment of dietary seafood intake in Japanese children and adolescents

  Children Adolescents
Boys (n=25) Girls (n=29) Total (n=54) (n=193)
Age (year) 8.2 ± 1.4 8.0 ± 1.4 8.1 ± 1.4 16.7 ± 1.3 **
Weight (kg) 31.2 ± 7.2 29.3 ± 8.6 30.2 ± 7.9 49.5 ± 6.9 **
Height (cm) 134.0 ± 11.0 131.1 ± 11.1 132.4 ± 10.1 156.2 ± 5.5 **
24U volume (ml) 769.3 ± 271.1 738.2 ± 289.1 752.6 ± 278.7 906.1 ± 582.4
24U Tau (μmol/day) 733.4 ± 790.9 759.4 ± 905.5 747.3 ± 847.1 1106.4 ± 630.6 **
SU Tau (μmol/l) 835.3 ± 433.2 1370.1 ± 2472.0 1122.5 ± 1840.0 1494.6 ± 1085.7
SU Cre (mg/dl) 97.0 ± 33.1 90.5 ± 40.0 93.5 ± 36.8 139.2 ± 73.9 **
SU Tau/Cre 0.99 ± 0.80 1.70 ± 0.30 1.12 ± 1.23 1.04 ± 0.69
  1. 24U: 24-h urine, SU: morning spot urine, Tau: taurine, Cre: creatinine. **:p<0.0001 vs. total of Children.