Table 1.

Features of Patient and Control Group.

Variable Control (n=40) Patient (n=42) P
Mean age, y (SD) 68.4 (8.8) 64.6 (14.6) 0.161*
Female sex, n (%) 15 (37.5) 12 (28.6) 0.532
Median periostin, ng/ml [range] 2.87 [1.3–5.8] 3.12 [1.19–9.4] 0.091
Median NLR [range] 1.87 [0.85–3.53] 3.45 [1.25–20.3] <0.001
*Independent samples t test.
Chi-square test.
Mann–Whitney U test.

NLR, neutrophil–lymphocyte ratio.

RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2021 July; 12(3): e0021. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2021 July 20. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10440.