Table 1

Baseline participant characteristics and supplement profiles


1.3 atm group
1.5 atm group
Comparison between groups (p-value)

A. Child characteristics



Age Range
3–16
3–16

Mean Age
6.2 ± 4.0
7.7 ± 4.5
NS
Mean initial CARS score
33.8 ± 6.3
34.4 ± 8.0
NS




B. Percentage of children on supplement



Multivitamin
92%
100%
NS
Minerals
75%
67%
NS
Digestive Enzymes
42%
17%
NS
Probiotics
50%
17%
NS
Omega-3 fatty acids
92%
100%
NS
Methylcobalamin
58%
83%
NS
Folinic acid
42%
83%
NS
Glutathione
25%
50%
NS

NS = not statistically significant

Rossignol et al. BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:36   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-7-36