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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Biochemical markers of growth of boys in the drug-naive ADHD, MPH-treated ADHD, and control groups

Drug-naive ADHD (n=41) MPH-treated ADHD (n=31) Control (n=79) p-value
IGF-I, ng/mL 198.49±105.42 213.72±137.09 189.85±92.97 0.75
TSH, mIU/L 2.91±1.66 2.11±1.18 2.83±1.44 <0.05
Free T4, ng/dL 1.42±0.26 1.52±0.27 1.46±0.30 0.49
Calcium, mg/dL 9.52±0.40 9.63±0.28 9.66±0.40 0.09
Phosphorus, mg/dL 4.86±0.45 4.98±0.50 5.03±0.49 0.39
ALP, mg/dL 780.90±183.02 788.98±192.51 712.52±170.96 0.14
Vitamin D, ng/mL 22.51±4.35 23.53±4.85 22.10±5.15 0.32
Hb, g/dL 13.23±0.67 13.39±0.80 13.20±0.76 0.53
Hct, % 38.03±1.96 38.65±2.18 38.15±1.99 0.35
Total protein, g/dL 7.35±0.44 7.41±0.33 7.40±0.49 0.47
Albumin, g/dL 4.46±0.19 4.46±0.17 4.53±0.24 0.15
Cholesterol, mg/dL 169.76±25.93 167.42±26.23 165.15±24.08 0.42

Variables are presented as mean±standard deviation. ADHD: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, MPH: methylphenidate, IGF-I: insulin-like growth factor I, TSH: thyroid stimulating hormone, ALP: alkaline phosphatase, Hb: hemoglobin, Hct: hematocrit

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