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Table 3 Variables used in the different models.

From: Models predicting the growth response to growth hormone treatment in short children independent of GH status, birth size and gestational age

  Auxological model Endocrine models
   IGF+leptin GH AITT +IGF+leptin GH 24 h GH 24 h +IGF+leptin
At birth      
Gestational age (weeks) x x x x x
Length      
Weight x x x x x
Gender x x x x x
Pretreatment growth      
Height & weight      
After 9 months x x x x x
At GH start      
Age at start x x x x x
Height x x x x x
Weight x x x x x
Parental heights      
Mother's height x x x x x
Father's height x x x x x
Biochemical      
GHmax 24 h     x x
GHmaxAITT    x   
IGF-I   x x   x
leptin   x x   x
GH dose x x x x x