Z score

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Z score

a score expressed in standard deviation units from a given mean of age-matched controls.
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Secondary objectives were to evaluate the effects of vosoritide on change from pre-treatment baseline in annualized growth velocity (cm/year), height Z-scores, and body segment proportionality, the vosoritide pharmacokinetic (PK) profile, and biomarkers of vosoritide activity, and endochondral ossification.
Measure Mean (SD) Decoding .027(1.116) z-score Comprehension .130 (.965) z-score General reading -.037 (.918) z-score PACES 72.9 (6.4) Abbreviations: PACES, Physical Activity Enjoyment Scale; REALM-Teen, Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine-Teen; SD, standard deviation.
In the initial visit, the prevalence of overweight/obesity (z-scores [greater than or equal to]+2 standard deviations) was 5% while in the follow-up visit it increased to 16%.
In the present study, the T- and Z-scores were all found to be lower in seropositive patients with RA compared to the seronegative group.
According to patients' histories, 26 patients had not received vitamin D prophylaxis (66.7%) during infancy Of the 26 patients who had not received vitamin D prophylaxis, Z-scores were above -1, between -1 and -2, and below -2 in 17 (65.4%), 6 (23.1%), and 3 (12.5%) patients, respectively There was no any statistical significance between the Z-score and vitamin D prophylaxis intake in infancy (p>0.05).
Over at the PSE, according to historical data from 2017, about 42 percent of all listed stocks suffer from low Z-scores while 37 percent enjoy above 2.99 Z-scores and 21 percent fall in the grey area.
The lack of statistically significant differences in the BMI z-scores of boys and girls from Warszawa and Ciechanow indicate that obesity and overweight are equally distributed among participants in these cities of mid-north-east Poland.
An assessment of the mean z-scores for height-for-age confirms the differences discussed above (Table 3).
(2015) correlation of VPA and trend for BMI z-scores while MVPA, to sedentary increasing MVPA and VPA behavior on BMI and (p<0.001), but the trend obesity rate among across sedentary behavior children.
We calculated differences of Z-scores for weight, length and head circumference measured at hospital discharge and at birth for each patient ([DELTA] = hospital discharge--birth).