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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of lymphocyte subsets and NKCA at baseline by the characteristics of the subjects

From: The relation between immunologic variables and symptom factors in patients with major depressive disorder

Variables CD3, % CD4, % CD8, % CD4/CD8, % CD56, % NKCA, %
Age (years)
 20–39 66.0 ± 9.0 38.7 ± 6.1 27.2 ± 4.3 1.4 ± .2 16.8 ± 6.7 9.8 ± 7.6
 40–59 64.1 ± 8.4 40.8 ± 6.1 23.3 ± 5.7 1.9 ± .6* 18.4 ± 6.6 17.1 ± 11.1
60 61.1 ± 9.9 39.3 ± 5.6 21.8 ± 6.1 1.9 ± .5 21.2 ± 8.8 22.6 ± 11.2
Sex
 Males 63.1 ± 11.3 40.0 ± 7.9 23.2 ± 6.3 1.8 ± .5 21.2 ± 9.3 17.1 ± 7.6
 Females 63.7 ± 8.7 39.9 ± 5.7 23.8 ± 6.0 1.8 ± .5 18.4 ± 7.0 17.0 ± 11.8
Recent episode
 Single 62.4 ± 8.3 38.9 ± 6.1 23.4 ± 5.6 1.8 ± .5 20.5 ± 8.1 20.3 ± 12.3
 Recurrent 65.1 ± 9.7 41.0 ± 5.7 24.1 ± 6.1 1.8 ± .5 17.0 ± 6.1 13.4 ± 8.8*
Response
 Responders 62.8 ± 8.7 40.0 ± 5.5 22.8 ± 5.2 1.8 ± .5 20.8 ± 7.9 17.0 ± 9.7
 Non-responders 64.4 ± 9.4 40.0 ± 6.4 24.6 ± 6.2 1.7 ± .6 17.1 ± 6.5 17.1 ± 12.6
  1. p < .05, a significant difference between 20 and 39 years and 40–59 years by Bonferroni test
  2.  p < .05,a significant difference between 20 and 39 years and 60 years by Bonferroni test