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Table 1 Characteristics of the study populations

From: Expression profile of circRNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Characteristic T (n = 20) C (n = 20) SLE(n = 10)
Age (year) 62.80 ± 5.99 60.35 ± 6.71 59.80 ± 5.03
Sex (female/male) 7/13 9/11 4/6
CRP (mg/l) 31.60 ± 32.44 NA NA
RF (IU/ml) 250.22 ± 261.81 NA NA
Anti-CCP (U/ml) 118.60 ± 93.54 NA NA
ESR (mm/h) 49.20 ± 24.96 NA NA
Thrombocytocrit (%) 0.28 ± 0.08 a 0.16 ± 0.03 0.22 ± 0.06
Platelet count (109 L) 293.60 ± 100.36a 199.50 ± 50.23 209.4 ± 43.69b
Lymphocyte count (109 L) 1.86 ± 0.57 1.97 ± 0.49 1.97 ± 0.48
White cell count (109 L) 7.81 ± 1.93a 6.37 ± 1.61 6.87 ± 1.90
Neutrophil count (109 L) 5.21 ± 1.67 4.47 ± 1.04 4.45 ± 1.02
Lymphocyte percentage (%) 24.45 ± 7.59 28.40 ± 2.78 23.63 ± 3.89
Percentage of neutrophils (%) 63.37 ± 16.16 56.15 ± 4.57 57.43 ± 5.73
  1. Values presented as mean ± SD
  2. CRP, C-reactive protein; RF, rheumatic factor; anti-CCP, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; NA, not available
  3. aP < 0.05 T compared to C; bP < 0.05 T compared to SLE