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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Status in serum electrolytes of the patients with COVID-19

Electrolytes in serum Age group Male Female Total Z, ††x2, †††U
M±SD
Na (mEq/L) Under 50 yearsa 138.67±4.08 138.85±2.54 137.37±3.78 3.56**

††22.86**
(d<e<c<a<b)**
50’sb 138.29±3.88 138.55±3.10 138.36±3.66
60’sc 137.63±3.90 136.51±2.69 137.14±3.45
70’sd 135.07±4.89 135.65±4.99 135.32±4.92
Over 80 yearse 137.47±6.63 135.59±12.60 136.30±3.75
Total 138.84±5.16 136.14±9.28 136.50±7.40 †††51683.00
K (mEq/L) Under 50 yearsa 4.08±0.43 3.91±0.28 4.03±0.40 9.57**

††52.60**
(d<b<a<e<c)**
50’sb 3.88±0.39 4.14±0.47 3.95±4.27
60’sc 4.41±0.71 4.17±0.48 4.30±0.63
70’sd 3.96±0.54 3.80±0.52 3.90±0.54
Over 80 yearse 4.05±0.85 4.37±8.62 4.24±6.80
Total 4.07±0.85 4.16±6.04 4.11±4.17 †††40605.50**
Cl (mEq/L) Under 50 yearsa 100.12±3.30 103.40±3.36 101.16±3.63 2.86**

††26.86**
(d<a<c<b<e)**
50’sb 103.02±4.36 100.39±2.73 102.30±4.13
60’sc 103.00±5.39 100.04±3.93 101.71±5.01
70’sd 99.80±5.38 99.59±5.00 99.72±5.21
Over 80 yearse 105.21±7.73 100.89±10.56 102.53±9.79
Total 102.33±6.17 101.16±3.63 101.51±7.16 †††47084.50*

*P<0.05, **P<0.01.

P-values were calculated by Kolmogorov-Smirnov.

††P-values were calculated by Kruskal-Wallis.

†††P-values were calculated by Mann-Whitney U.

Korean J Clin Lab Sci 2021;53:208-16 https://doi.org/10.15324/kjcls.2021.53.3.208
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