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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Sexual dimorphism of monocyte transcriptome in individuals with chronic low-grade inflammation

Variables Males (n = 9) Females (n = 10) p
Age (years) 59 ± 6 63 ± 6 0.20
Body mass index (kg/m2) 31.6 ± 5.3 33.6 ± 7.5 0.52
Waist circumference (cm) 111 ± 13 101 ± 17 0.17
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 129 ± 7 127 ± 24 0.76
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 85 ± 6 73 ± 12 0.02
Total leukocyte count (1000/uL) 6.5 ± 1.3 5.7 ± 1.7 0.28
Lymphocyte proportion (% of leukocytes) 28 ± 5 31 ± 8 0.24
Monocyte proportion (% of leukocytes) 7.9 ± 1.8 7.9 ± 1.9 0.99
Serum inflammatory markers
 Hs-CRP (μg/mL) 3.39 ± 2.43 3.18 ± 1.93 0.55
 TNF-α (pg/mL) 2.04 ± 0.68 2.54 ± 0.75 0.12
 IL-6 (pg/mL) 0.83 ± 0.68 0.75 ± 0.49 0.72
 MCP-1 (pg/mL) 288 ± 136 302 ± 74 0.59
  1. Values are means ± SDs (or medians ± interquartile ranges)
  2. P values were determined by two-sample student t test or Wilcoxon test
  3. Hs-CRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein