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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in the study

From: Immunological abnormalities as potential biomarkers in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Parameters Measured CFS/ME (n = 95) Controls (n = 50) p-values
Sex Female 70.5% Female 57.7%  
  Male 29.5% Male 42.3%  
Mean Age 46.47 ± 11.7 41.9 ± 9.6 0.11
Height (cm) 167.47 ± 13.2 167.9 ± 8.9 0.16
Weight (lbs) 169.8 ± 140.7 159.8 ± 46.5 0.11
White Blood Cells 5.8 ± 1.4 6.3 ± 1.8 0.68
Lymphocyte (%) 38 ± 5.7 33.6 ± 7.9 0.03
Monocytes (%) 5.90 ± 1.4 5.6 ± 2.2 0.30
Granulocyte (%) 56.3 ± 7.1 60.8 ± 8.2 0.06
Lymphocyte (x103/μL) 2.3 ± 0.8 2.03 ± 0.6 0.24
Monocytes (x103/μL) 0.8 ± 4.2 0.34 ± 0.2 0.51
Granulocyte (x103/μL) 3.3 ± 1.0 3.87 ± 1.5 0.21
Red Blood Cells (x106/μL) 4.3 ± 0.5 4.56 ± 0.4 0.08
Heamoglobin (g/L) 131.6 ± 12.4 137.0 ± 11.7 0.15
Hematocrit (%) 43.8 ± 3.3 43.68 ± 13.0 0.89