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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of groups and comparison of study parameters

From: Impact of early versus late enteral nutrition on cell mediated immunity and its relationship with glucagon like peptide-1 in intensive care unit patients: a prospective study

  Group 1 (n= 10) Group 2 (n= 10) P
Male (M)/Female (F) 7 M/3 F 5 M/5 F --
Age (years) 67.7 ± 10.6 65.9 ± 10.8 0.712
NIH stroke score 14.5 ± 2.3 14.8 ± 1.1 0.718
Capillary glucose (mg/dl) 135.9 ± 16.6 141.8 ± 25.4 0.545
GLP-1 (pmol/l) 7.10 ± 3.52 8.57 ± 3.91 0.389
Lymphocyte (n/mm3) 681.95 (321.9 to 3745.4) 688.2 (490.5 to 2,014) 0.479
Leukocyte (n/mm3) 11.8 (8.3 to 20.2) 10.6 (4.5 to 18.5) 0.894
CD3 cells (cell/μl) 414.15 (167.39 to 2,857.74) 476.8 (296.3 to 1,208.4) 0.876
CD3CD4cells (cell/μl) 229.17 (96.9 to 1,583.1) 269.27 (136.4 to 821.7) 0.674