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Table 1 Demographic data and laboratory findings in patients and controls

From: Using urinary neutrophile gelatinase-associated lipocalin for prognosticate renal dysfunction in children with familial Mediterranean fever the study design: a pilot study

Parameters Patients (n = 40)
Mean ± SD
Controls (n = 38)
Mean ± SD
p
Sex (boys/girls) 16/24 16/22 0.85
Age (year) 8.94 ± 3.73 9.21 ± 3.10 0.73
Height (cm) 130.15 ± 23.06 132.17 ± 20.12 0.68
Weight (kg) 31.21 ± 15.53 32.66 ± 14.97 0.68
SBP (mmHg) 102.25 ± 13.00 104.47 ± 11.14 0.42
DBP (mmHg) 63.13 ± 8.30 65.67 ± 8.48 0.19
Leukocyte (mm3) 7.68 ± 4.03 6.73 ± 2.19 0.20
Hemoglobin (gr/dL) 11.99 ± 1.64 12.56 ± 1.03 0.07
Hematocrit (%) 37.38 ± 2.98 38.08 ± 2.83 0.29
*MCV (fL) 80.00 ± 5.40 83.60 ± 6.70 0.01
Platelet (mm3) 302.356 ± 110.206 304.658 ± 59.945 0.91
*CRP (mg/dL) 2.60 ± 5.82 0.38 ± 0.79 0.02
*ESR (mm/h) 18.76 ± 13.98 10.18 ± 9.17 0.002
*Fibrinogen (mg/dL) 314.10 ± 67.89 273.79 ± 58.34 0.006
Urine findings Median (Min-Max) Median (Min-Max) P
uMA (mg/dL) 20.14 (1.20–169.00) 14.08 (2.10–81.70) 0.34
*uNGAL (pg/mL) 2.1 (0.5–11.5) 0.9 (0.11–3.4) 0.0001
uCr (mg/dL) 71.95 (11.00–356.65) 98.53 (21.20–256.70) 0.06
uMA/uCr (mg/mg Cr) 0.35 (0.02–2.77) 0.19 (0.02–2.09) 0.13
*uNGAL/uCr (100 x pg/mg Cr) 3 (1–9) 1 (0.1–14) 0.01
  1. SD Standard Deviation, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, MVC Mean corpuscular volume, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, uMA Urine microalbumine, uNGAL Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, uCr Urine creatinine
  2. *:p < 0.05