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Table 1 Subjects' characteristics

From: The association of elevated reactive oxygen species levels from neutrophils with low-grade inflammation in the elderly

  Old
n = 37
  Young
n = 22
  Median Minimum Maximum   Median Minimum Maximum
Age (year) 87 70 95 ** 26 21 37
Weight (kg) 46.8 26.5 85.9 ** 59.3 43.0 80.0
BMI (kg/m2) 21.45 13.4 32.3   21.2 17.8 26.7
WBC (105 cells/ml) 46.0 33.0 73.0   53.0 29.0 94.0
Lymphocytes (105 cells/ml) 18.5 7.8 27.9   18.2 10.4 40.0
Neutrophils (105 cells/ml) 22.5 12.3 50.2   29.4 12.6 68.0
Albumin (g/l) 42.0 35.0 46.0 ** 46.0 42.0 51.0
Total billilbin (mg/l) 5.0 2.0 10.0   5.0 3.0 12.0
Total cholesterol (g/l) 1.95 1.3 2.68   1.85 1.29 2.50
High density lipoprotein (g/l) 0.56 0.32 1.00   0.62 0.34 0.87
Low density lipoprotein (g/l) 1.12 0.64 1.90   0.98 0.50 1.52
Triglyceride (g/l) 0.8 0.45 3.06 * 0.58 0.40 2.99
Free fattty acid (mEq/l) 0.5 0.14 0.93   0.45 0.12 1.07
Lipid peroxide (nmol) 0.4 0.1 0.6   0.4 0.1 0.7
Glucose (g/l) 0.91 0.74 1.76 ** 0.83 0.70 0.97
  1. Data are presented as median and range Mann-Whitney U test *; P < 0.05, **; P < 0.01, statistically identified as significant differences between old and young group BMI; Body Mass Index, WBC; White Blood Cells