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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Difference of parameters in according to the level of procalcitonin

Variables Category Total
(N=127)
Q∼.30a (N=42) Q.31∼.70b (N=43) Q.71∼c (N=42) χ2 P
CRP (mg/dL) N 22 (17.3) 13 (10.2) 8 (6.3) 1 (0.8) 12.044 0.002*
ABN 105 (82.7) 29 (22.8) 35 (27.6) 41 (32.3)
WBC (103 μL) N 56 (44.1) 28 (22.1) 14 (11.0) 14 (11.0) 12.975 0.002*
ABN 71 (55.9) 14 (11.0) 29 (22.8) 28 (22.1)
HGB (g/dL) N 76 (59.8) 31 (24.4) 24 (18.9) 21 (16.5) 5.393 0.067
ABN 51 (40.2) 11 (8.7) 19 (15.0) 21 (16.5)
MCV (fL) N 85 (66.9) 34 (26.8) 24 (18.9) 27 (21.2) 6.264 0.044*
ABN 42 (33.1) 8 (6.3) 19 (15.0) 15 (11.8)
RDW (%) N 97 (76.4) 34 (26.8) 32 (25.2) 31 (24.4) 0.732 0.693
ABN 30 (23.6) 8 (6.2) 11 (8.7) 11 (8.7)
Neutrophil (%) N 58 (45.7) 26 (20.5) 18 (14.2) 14 (11.0) 7.289 0.026*
ABN 69 (54.3) 16 (12.6) 25 (19.7) 28 (22.0)
Lymphocyte (%) N 35 (27.6) 18 (14.2) 11 (8.7) 6 (4.7) 8.714 0.013*
ABN 92 (72.4) 24 (18.9) 32 (25.2) 36 (28.3)
Monocyte (%) N 107 (84.3) 37 (29.1) 38 (29.9) 32 (25.3) 3.075 0.215
ABN 20 (15.7) 5 (3.9) 5 (3.9) 10 (7.9)
Eosinophil (%) N 125 (98.4) 41 (32.2) 42 (33.1) 42 (33.1) 1.004 0.605
ABN 2 (1.6) 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8) 0 (0)
Basophil (%) N 127 (100.0) 42 (33.1) 43 (33.8) 42 (33.1)
ABN 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)

Abbreviations: See Table 1, 2; N, normal; ABN, abnormal; RDW, red cell distribution width.

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