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Table 1 Demographic and laboratory characteristics of the different studied groups

From: Evaluation of the clinical value of circulating miR-101, miR-187 and miR-21 in neonatal sepsis diagnosis and prognosis

VariableSepsis group (n = 50)SIRS group (n = 30)Control (n = 20)P value
Gender male/female25/2514/1611/90.837
 Mean ± SD 
Age (days)8.8 ± 3.378.63 ± 3.358.95 ± 4.5010.958
Gestational age (weeks)37.54 ± 0.57937.5 ± 0.57237.55 ± 0.6050.943
Weight (grams)3.19 ± 0.343.14 ± 0.293.24 ± 0.390.583
 Median and range 
CRP (mg/L)10.91 (3.21–23.91)9.955 (3.99–21.01)3.805 (2.39–4.81)0.001*
PCT (ng/ml)5.53 (0.91–13.47)1.23 (0.47–6.23)0.26 (0.10–0.78)0.001*
WBC (× 109/L)14.55 (2.11–22.6)14.6 (4.21–18.36)14.65 (7.91–18.59)0.250
  1. *P < 0.05 is significant