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Table 1 Clinical comparison of two groups in TB patients

From: Innate lymphoid cells exhibited IL-17-expressing phenotype in active tuberculosis disease

  Total (N = 40) Low IL-17+ ILCs (N = 20) High IL-17+ ILCs (N = 20) P value
Age 49.13 ± 19.49 46.75 ± 17.77 51.50 ± 21.26 0.4481
Gender     
Female/male 10/30 3/17 7/13 0.144
BMI 21.50 ± 14.21 21.54 ± 3.45 21.47 ± 4.92 0.9642
First symptom* 26/14 12/7 14/6 0.651
Symptom score 1.58 ± 1.36 1.25 ± 1.29 1.90 ± 1.37 0.1314
Hemogram indices     
White blood cells 6.32 ± 1.99 5.78 ± 1.45 6.84 ± 2.31 0.1000
Neutrophils 4.24 ± 1.78 3.75 ± 1.42 4.70 ± 1.99 0.0952
Eosinophils 0.13 ± 0.11 0.17 ± 0.13 0.08 ± 0.05 0.0047
Basophils 0.028 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.02 0.7881
Lymphocytes 1.38 ± 0.52 1.38 ± 0.46 1.36 ± 0.59 0.9065
Macrophages 0.48 ± 0.24 0.42 ± 0.19 0.54 ± 0.27 0.1386
Red Blood cells 4.36 ± 0.67 4.62 ± 0.63 4.11 ± 0.62 0.0158
Hemoglobin 131.69 ± 21.66 139.42 ± 20.95 124.35 ± 20.14 0.0278
Platelets 223.90 ± 86.65 194.53 ± 45.47 251.80 ± 106.65 0.0373
  1. *First symptom 26/14 means 26 patients started with symptoms while 14 patients with abnormal physical examination