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Table 2 Differences in hematogram components between subjects with or without metabolic syndrome

From: Association of complete blood cell counts with metabolic syndrome in an elderly population

  Young-old Old-old Oldest-old
  MetS(−) MetS(+) p value MetS(−) MetS(+) p value MetS(−) MetS(+) p value
Male
n 5049 2599   1273 690   83 38  
WBC 6.3 ± 1.7 6.8 ± 1.8 <0.001 6.2 ± 1.8 6.9 ± 2.0 <0.001 6.6 ± 2.0 6.9 ± 1.5 0.393
Hb 14.6 ± 1.3 15.0 ± 1.3 <0.001 14.1 ± 1.4 14.5 ± 1.5 <0.001 13.6 ± 1.6 14.1 ± 1.5 0.105
PLT 212.5 ± 55.8 214.3 ± 55.5 0.168 201.4 ± 58.7 205.7 ± 53.7 0.111 198.0 ± 53.1 196.9 ± 51.7 0.914
Female
n 4004 3517   718 855   30 51  
WBC 5.9 ± 1.6 6.6 ± 1.8 <0.001 5.9 ± 1.7 6.6 ± 1.9 <0.001 6.3 ± 2.0 6.9 ± 2.0 0.203
Hb 13.2 ± 1.1 13.4 ± 1.2 <0.001 12.8 ± 1.2 13.2 ± 1.3 <0.001 12.6 ± 1.3 13.0 ± 1.2 0.107
PLT 226.3 ± 55.3 236.8 ± 57.4 <0.001 223.0 ± 58.9 228.9 ± 59.6 0.050 202.8 ± 53.0 219.2 ± 62.5 0.233
  1. MetS(−) without metabolic syndrome, MetS(+) with metabolic syndrome, WBC white blood cell count, Hb hemoglobin, PLT platelet count
  2. Data are shown as mean ± SD
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