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Table 2 Mean suPAR (ng/ml) values in the various groups.

From: Plasma suPAR levels are associated with mortality, admission time, and Charlson Comorbidity Index in the acutely admitted medical patient: a prospective observational study

Variable N Mean SD P
Age     
   18 to 50 years 114 3.66 2.28  
   50 to 70 years 167 5.05 3.61  
   More than 70 years 262 5.72 2.85 <0.0001
Sex     
   Male 252 5.14 3.14  
   Female 291 5.04 3.07 0.53
Admission time     
   0 days 98 3.72 1.82  
   1 day 189 4.50 2.57  
   2 to 7 days 159 5.53 2.59  
   8 days or more 81 7.06 4.83 <0.0001
Charlson Score     
0 342 4.70 2.84  
1 152 5.15 3.11  
2 35 7.24 3.85  
3 9 8.00 3.51  
4 5 8.77 2.67 <0.0001
Readmitted     
   No 432 5.03 3.14  
   Yes 111 5.31 2.96 0.24
Died within 30 days     
   No 516 4.97 3.01  
   Yes 27 7.31 3.89 0.0002
Died within 90 days     
   No 495 4.87 2.96  
   Yes 48 7.29 3.65 <0.0001
  1. P values calculated with the Kruskal-Wallis test. SD indicates standard deviation.