Table 1.

Baseline characteristics

Healthy controls (N = 180)Newly diagnosed ITP (TIKI) (N = 180)Chronic ITP (CINKID) (N = 22)
Female, n/N (%)133/180 (74)84/180 (47)14/22 (64)
Caucasian, n/N (%)180/180 (100)123/135 (91)22/22 (100)
Age at diagnosis, y4.1 (2.6 - 7.7)3.8 (2.1-9.6)
Preceding infection, n/N (%)96/178 (54)9/16 (56)
Buchanan ccore >2, n/N (%)72/179 (40)7/22 (32)
Presenting platelet count, ×109/L6 (3 - 10)15 (10-34)
  • Data are median (interquartile range) unless noted otherwise.