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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase expression in patients with allergic rhinitis: a case-control study

  Control
n = 15
Atopy
n = 12
P value
Age    
   median 23 24.5 NS
   min-max 21-36 21-34  
No. of male sex 4 5 NS
Peripheral blood eosinophils    
   median 0.23 0.15 NS
   Q1-Q3 0.085-0.295 0.12-0.20  
% of peripheral blood eosinophils    
   median 3.0 2.5 NS
   Q1-Q3 2.0-4.0 2.0-4.0  
S-IgE    
   median 27.0 182.0 < .001
   Q1-Q3 18.5-58.5 67.0-410.0  
IgE birch    
   median < .35 62.5 < .001
   Q1-Q3 < .35- < .35 12.0-161.0  
IgE timothy grass    
   median < .35 4.75 < .001
   Q1-Q3 < .35- < .35 1.6-.6.1  
No. subjects having SPT positivity to any basic allergen 0 12 < .001
   birch 0 12 < .001
   timothy grass 0 9 < .001
   other pollen 0 12 < .001
   animal dander 0 9 < .001
   house dust mite 0 0 NS
   other basic allergens 0 0 NS
Biopsies were taken during    
   winter 11 8 NS
   spring 7 11 .019
   both 3 7 NS