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Table 1 Democratic data

From: The elevated admission white blood cell count relates to adverse surgical outcome of acute Stanford type a aortic dissection

VariablesGroup IGroup IIP value
n = 149n = 182
Gender Male (%)111 (74.5)151 (83.0)0.059
Age (years)
 Mean ± SD50.2 ± 9.546.7 ± 9.20.019
 Median (IQR)50.0 (43.0–57.0)47.0 (41.0–51.0) 
Diabetes mellitus (%)13 (8.7)16 (8.8)0.983
Hypertension (%)110 (73.8)139 (76.4)0.593
Body mass index
 Mean ± SD23.9 ± 3.925.7 ± 3.6< 0.001
 Median (IQR)23.9 (21.0–25.7)25.5 (23.2–27.8) 
Triglyceride (mmol/L)
 Mean ± SD1.1 ± 0.71.2 ± 0.70.030
 Median (IQR)1.0 (0.7–1.4)1.1 (0.8–1.4) 
WBCc (×109/L)
 Mean ± SD8.3 ± 1.914.5 ± 3.2< 0.001
 Median (IQR)8.4 (6.9–9.9)13.8 (12.1–16.0) 
Hypoxemia (%)67 (45.0)108 (59.3)0.009
Acute respiratory dysfunction (%)6 (4.0)12 (6.8)0.278
Heart ischemia (%)35 (23.5)43 (23.6)0.977
Acute hepatic injury (%)010 (5.5)0.003
Renal disfunction (%)6 (4.0)12 (6.6)0.306
Emergency (%)54 (36.2)111 (61.0)< 0.001
  1. IQR interquartile range, SD standard deviation, WBCc white blood cell count
  2. Group I: normal WBCc group, Group II: leukocytosis group
  3. Note: P-value< 0.05 is highlighted in bold type