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Table 2 Demographic Characteristics, Beighton score, and PFH of Subjects

From: Correlation between benign joint hypermobility syndrome and primary focal hyperhidrosis in children: a novel concept

 BJHS
No = 130
Controls
No = 160
P-valueOR95% CI
Age (year)8.5 ± 3.2 (3.5–15)8.5 ± 3.6 (3.5–15)0.975*
Male64 (49.2%)79 (49.4%)1.0 Ɨ0.9940.625–1.580
Positive family history of PFH41 (31.5%)30 (18.8%)0.014 Ɨ0.5010.291–.0862
Beighton score7.33 ± 1.43 (4–9)0.42 ± 0.63 (0–2)< 0.001*
PFH73 (56.2%)26 (16.3%)< 0.001 Ɨ0.1520.088–0.261
 – Palmoplantar− 73 (56.2%)− 26 (16.3%)< 0.001 Ɨ0.1520.088–0.261
 – Axillary− 14 (10.8%)− 8 (5%)0.076 Ɨ0.4360.177–1.074
  1. Abbreviations: BJHS Benign joint hypermobility syndrome, No Number; PFH Primary focal hyperhidrosis
  2. *Mann-Whitney U
  3. Ɨ Fisher’s Exact Test