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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Distribution of ADA values in patients in different fluids with respect to their gender N (%)

Sample Gender Normal Suspect Strong suspect Positive P-value
Pleural fluid Male 340 (69.39) 42 (8.57) 35 (7.14) 73 (14.90) 0.1
Female 234 (71.56) 18 (5.50) 34 (10.40) 41 (12.54)
Ascitic fluid Male 75 (74.26) 3 (2.97) 13 (12.87) 10 (9.90) 0.1
Female 107 (82.31) 6 (4.62) 7 (5.38) 10 (7.69)
Serum Male 59 (88.82) 3 (4.11) 4 (5.48) 7 (9.59) 0.4
Female 60 (88.24) 1 (1.47) 1 (1.47) 6 (8.82)
Pericardial fluid Male 11 (78.57) 0 (0) 1 (7.14) 2 (14.29) 0.3
Female 11 (91.67) 0 (0) 1 (8.33) 0 (0)
Synovial fluid Male 4 (80.00) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.6
Female 5 (71.43) 1 (14.29) 0 (0) 2 (20)
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