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Table 3 Patient characteristics

From: Long-term maintenance of diphtheria-specific antibodies after booster vaccination is hampered by latent infection with Cytomegalovirus

  CMV-negative CMV-positive p
n (%) 39 (44.8%) 48 (55.2%) -
age (median, range) 71 (66–92) 71 (67–89) 0.777a
female (%) 24 (61.5%) 25(50.0%) 0.282b
BMI (median, range) 24.8 (19.5–37.3) 26.1 (16–34.2) 0.155a
  1. aMann-Whitney-U test or
  2. bPearson Chi-square test was used to determine differences between CMV-negative and CMV-positive groups