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Table 1 Characteristics of 213 pediatric patients with acute symptoms of common cold

From: Lessons learned from a double-blind randomised placebo-controlled study with a iota-carrageenan nasal spray as medical device in children with acute symptoms of common cold

Characteristic Placebo n=104 Iota-Carrageenan=109
Mean age-years (std deviation) 5.3 (3.6) 4.6 (3.6)
Mean weight-kilograms (std deviation) 22.6 (12.2) 20 (12)
Mean height- centimeters (std deviation) 112.7 (24.1) 108.3 (24.7)
Male gender-total (%) 42 (40.4) 62 (56.9)
Body-Mass Index (std deviation) 17.3 (3.0) 17.3 (3.3)
Smoke exposure-total (%) 15 (14.4) 11 (10.2)
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