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Table 2 Change in sputum cell counts

From: The impact of diurnal variation on induced sputum cell counts in healthy adults

  7 am 4 pm p-value
Total cell count, x106/g 2 (0.95,3.55) 1.39 (0.75,2.97) 0.34
Neutrophils, % 51.5 (35,68) 51 (35,68) 0.84
Neutrophils, x106/g 0.81 (0.33,1.37) 0.81 (0.28,1.32) 0.96
Eosinophils, % 0.7(0,2) 0.5 (0,2) 0.36
Eosinophils, x106/g 0.0069 (0,0.049) 0.005 (0,0.027) 0.08
Macrophages, % 39.3 (25,57) 37.3 (20,61) 0.44
Macrophages, x106/g 0.67 (0.30,1.39) 0.44 (0.29,0.73) 0.033
Lymphocytes, % 1 (0,2.5) 0.75 (0,3) 0.46
Lymphocytes, x106/g 0.005 (0,0.51) 0.0076 (0,0.0385) 0.076
  1. Variables reported as median (IQR); p-value derived from the Wilcoxon signed-rank test.