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Table. 6.

Table. 6.

Difference of parameters in according to the third grade of procalcitonin levels (Mean±SD)

Variables Total
(N=127)
Q∼.30a (N=42) Q.31∼.70b (N=43) Q.71∼c (N=42) F (P) Schéffe* (P)
PCT (ng/mL) 1.4±5.46 0.05±0.01 0.1±0.05 4.1±8.97 8.550 (0.000) a<c, b<c
CRP (mg/dL) 6.3±7.73 2.6±3.68 4.1±5.70 12.2±9.07 26.060 (0.000) a<c, b<c
WBC (103 μL) 10.5±5.10 8.2±2.90 11.2±5.14 12.1±5.99 7.472 (0.001) a<c, b<c
HGB (g/dL) 12.1±1.64 12.5±1.55 12.0±1.57 11.9±1.77 1.807 (0.168)
MCV (fL) 82.8±7.08 85.6±6.43 81.0±6.80 82.0±7.31 5.248 (0.006) b<a
RDW (%) 13.1±1.44 12.7±1.00 13.3±1.21 13.5±1.89 3.162 (0.046)
Neutrophil (%) 61.4±21.55 58.9±20.17 55.7±23.42 69.7±18.64 5.218 (0.007) b<c
Lymphocyte (%) 28.5±20.44 31.8±19.61 33.4±22.55 20.3±16.51 5.568 (0.005) a<c, b<c
Monocyte (%) 7.3±3.22 6.9±2.77 7.3±2.93 7.8±3.87 0.827 (0.440)
Eosinophil (%) 1.3±1.98 1.5±1.84 1.8±2.63 0.7±0.95 3.831 (0.024) c<b

Abbreviation: See Table 5.

*P<0.001.

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