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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the subjects

From: Clinical value and role of microRNA-29c-3p in sepsis-induced inflammation and cardiac dysfunction

Parameter Subjects (N = 171) P value
Health individuals (n = 85) Sepsis patients (n = 86)
Age (year) 57.18 ± 10.82 54.56 ± 12.91 0.153
Gender (male/female) 40/45 38/48 0.706
BMI (kg/m2) 20.95 ± 2.92 21.83 ± 2.97 0.053
Scr (mg/dL) 1.03 ± 0.28 1.60 ± 0.41 0.000
Albumin (g/L) 42.51 ± 5.84 27.79 ± 4.77 0.000
WBC (× 109/L) 7.21 ± 1.51 15.78 ± 6.38 0.000
CRP (mg/L) 5.51 ± 2.80 79.53 ± 17.20 0.000
PCT (ng/mL) 0.05 ± 0.02 11.10 ± 4.00 0.000
APACHE II score 12.19 ± 3.45
SOFA score 5.05 ± 1.60
  1. Data are expressed as n or mean ± standard deviation
  2. BMI body mass index, Scr serum creatinine, WBC white blood cell, CRP C-reactive protein, PCT procalcitonin, APACHE acute physiology and chronic health evaluation, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment