Table 3

Comparison of serum alkaline phosphatase and phosphate in the 25% of infants with the lowest and the 25% of infants with the highest bone mineral content (BMC)/kg body weight

BMCMean alkaline phosphatase (U/l)Peak alkaline phosphatase (U/l)Mean phosphate (mmol/l)
Values are mean (SD).
<13.2 g/kg (n=27)979 (331)1350 (480)1.67 (0.30)
>15.1 g/kg (n=27)887 (350)1165 (424)1.76 (0.31)
p Value0.340.140.30