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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: Long non-coding RNA CDKN2B-AS1 enhances LPS-induced apoptotic and inflammatory damages in human lung epithelial cells via regulating the miR-140-5p/TGFBR2/Smad3 signal network

Items Healthy controls (n = 55) Sepsis patients (n = 47) P value
Age (years), mean ± SD 53.1 ± 5.3 54.3 ± 7.2 0.336
Sex, no. (%)    0.379
Female 21(38%) 22(47%)  
Male 34(62%) 25(53%)  
Smoke, no (%) 19(35%) 21(45%) 0.296
Drink, no (%) 26(47%) 23(49%) 0.867
Scr (mg/dL) 0.8 ± 0.2 1.5 ± 0.4 < 0.001
CRP (mg/L) 3.3 ± 1.9 94.3 ± 42.7 < 0.001
Albumin (g/L) 41.2 ± 3.8 23.5 ± 4.1 < 0.001
WBC (*109 /L) 5.5 ± 1.3 18.6 ± 8.9 < 0.001
APACHE II score 12.6 ± 3.5  
  1. SD, standard deviation; Scr, serum creatinine; CRP, C-reactive protein; WBC, white blood cell; APACHE II, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II