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Table 3 Subtype abundancies of memory T-cells

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 41 42 42 41 N/A N/A N/A N/A
CD4 Tn % of CD4 47 (16) 39 (14) 49 (15) 39 (16) 0.66 ↔ 0.81 ↔ <0.05 <0.01
  Tscm % of CD4 8.5 (3) 8.5 (3) 9.0 (4) 8.7 (3) 0.71 ↔ 0.73 ↔ 0.74 0.76
  Tcm + tm % of CD4 42 (14) 50 (13) 39 (14) 48 (17) 0.27 ↔ 0.53 ↔ <0.01 <0.01
  Tem % of CD4 2.0 (3) 1.4 (2) 1.9 (3) 2.3 (3) 0.94 ↔ <0.05 ↑ 0.57 0.23
  Tte % of CD4 1.0 (1) 0.6 (1) 1.3 (4) 1.3 (2) 0.16 ↔ <0.01 ↑ <0.01 0.32
CD8 Tn % of CD8 32 (18) 34 (17) 19 (12) 14 (13) <0.001 ↓ <0.001 ↓ 0.48 <0.05
  Tscm % of CD8 13 (7) 14 (8) 15 (10) 12 (6) 0.57 ↔ 0.52 ↔ 0.80 0.44
  Tcm + tm % of CD8 28 (10) 32 (13) 32 (14) 39 (18) 0.21 ↔ 0.08 0.21 0.12
  Tem % of CD8 8.4 (6) 5.8 (4) 8.1 (6) 9.8 (10) 0.73 ↔ <0.05 ↑ <0.05 0.58
  Tte % of CD8 19 (14) 14 (10) 26 (18) 25 (19) 0.11 ↔ <0.05 ↑ 0.19 0.83
  1. Mean values are shown as percentage of total CD4 or CD8 T-cells
  2. SD standard deviation is shown in brackets, N/A not applicable, Tn naïve-, Tscm central-, Tcm + tm central and transitional-, Tem effector-, Tte terminally differentiated memory T-cell, ↑ ↓↔ increasing, decreasing or no trend (p > 0.1) with age