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Table 1 Demographics and prevalence of infections in study participants

From: Immunosenescence in persons with spinal cord injury in relation to urinary tract infections -a cross-sectional study-

  yCtr (±SD) ySCI (±SD) oCtr (±SD) oSCI (±SD) yCtr-oCtr (p-value) ySCI-oSCI (p-value) yCtr-ySCI (p-value) oCtr-oSCI (p-value)
N 42 42 42 43 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Age ± SD 42.8 ± 11 44.1 ± 9 67.6 ± 3 66.9 ± 6 <.001 0.68 <0.001 0.27
Time with SCI (y) N/A 15.7 ± 11 N/A 21.7 ± 19 N/A 0.26 N/A N/A
Age at SCI incident N/A 28.5 ± 11 N/A 44.7 ± 20 N/A <.001 ↑ N/A N/A
Para- / Tetraplegic ratio N/A 1.1 N/A 2.6 N/A N/A N/A N/A
UTI 0% 33% 0% 45% N/A N/A ↑ N/A N/A
CMV+ 52% 64% 69% 86% N/A ↑ N/A ↑ N/A N/A
  1. Mean values are shown unless otherwise stated
  2. SD standard deviation, N/A not applicable, SCI spinal cord injury, UTI urinary tract infections, CMV+ IgG anti cytomegalovirus present in plasma, ↑ ↓ increasing or decreasing trend with age