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Table 3 General and Immune parameters before and after walking

From: Changes in peripheral immune cell numbers and functions in octogenarian walkers – an acute exercise study

  Pre-Walking Post-Walking P-value
Hemoglobin (mmol/L) 8.7 (7.7–9.4) 8.2 (7.3–9.1) 0.0009
Thrombocytes (109/L) 233 (157–318) 234 (160–349) ns
CRP (mg/L) 1 (1–9) 1 (1–47) 0.0078
Creatinin (μmol/L) 86 (47–147) 100 (54–207) 0.0008
ASAT (U/L) 28 (14–39) (-) (-)
ALAT (U/L) 28 (21–46) (-) (-)
Leukocytes (109/L) 6.6 (4.6–11.0) 7.7 (5.7–14.3) 0.0002
Neutrophils (109/L) 4.1 (2.4–8.3) 5.1 (2.9–10.4) 0.0008
Eosinophils (109/L) 0.15 (0.03–0.68) 0.18 (0.06–0.78) 0.0166
Basophils (109/L) 0.04 (0.01–0.07) 0.03 (0.02–0.05) ns
Monocytes (109/L) 0.49 (0.29–0.90) 0.67 (0.40–1.21) 0.0005
Lymphocytes (109/L) 1.57 (1.00–2.21) 1.82 (1.07–2.97) 0.0045
CD3+ T cells (109/L) 0.75 (0.20–1.36) 1.11 (0.48–1.98) 0.0005
CD4+ T cells (109/L) 0.46 (0.06–0.99) 0.59 (0.37–1.62) 0.0007
CD8+ T cells (109/L) 0.15 (0.03–0.45) 0.15 (0.05–0.71) 0.0061
CD19+ B cells (109/L) 0.23 (0.05–0.40) 0.30 (0.09–0.51) 0.0023
CD16 + CD56+ NK cells (109/L) 0.40 (0.21–0.87) 0.31 (0.13–0.70) 0.0178
  1. Medians + range are indicated (n = 20). The minimal increase in exercise-induced plasma volume (3.7%) did not influence any of the significant differences found