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Table 5 QUINTILES OF HBA1c VALUES AND RELATION WITH RESIDUAL LUNG FUNCTION (*) AND MEAN INFLAMMATORY MARKER LEVELS

From: Inadequate glucose control in type 2 diabetes is associated with impaired lung function and systemic inflammation: a cross-sectional study

  1 2 3 4 5  
  < = 6.60 6.61-7.50 7.51 - 8.60 8.61 - 10.40 > 10.40  
  n = 107 n = 92 n = 103 n = 97 n = 96 p VALUE
rFEV 1 (ml) -82.73 -96.05 -130.78 -224.63 -186.30 0.0848
rFVC (ml) -128.72 -133.01 -219.96 -314.23 -270.11 0.0324
C-RP 1.55 1.94 1.94 3.71 2.94 0.0155
FERRITIN 119.58 146.24 150.96 193.65 161.43 0.0056
FIBRINOGEN 424.89 420.60 444.27 438.56 461.67 0.0830
IL-6 3.55 3.71 3.88 4.03 3.88 0.8806
TNF 8.08 8.31 8.67 9.48 9.16 0.3050
  1. (*) Mean residuals for FEV1 and FVC adjusted by differences in age, height, sex, and smoking history.
  2. C-RP: C-reactive protein; TNF: Tumor necrosis factor.