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Table 2 Comparison of the study and control groups in terms of demographics and laboratory findings

From: Serum catalase, thiol and myeloperoxidase levels in children passively exposed to cigarette smoke

   Study Group
(n = 41)
Control Group
(n = 30)
P
Age (years) Mean ± SD 10,15 ± 3,77 10,20 ± 3,45 a 0,951
Min-Max (Median) 5–17 (10) 4–16 (10,5)
BMI (kg/m2) Mean ± SD 18,07 ± 3,64 17,73 ± 3,19 b 0,694
Min-Max (Median) 12,89–28,4 (16,62) 13,13–24,28 (16,43)
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) Mean ± SD 149,38 ± 24,25 148,50 ± 24,9 a 0,885
Min-Max (Median) 96–206 (149,5) 90–207 (149)
LDL Cholesterol (mg/dl) Mean ± SD 89,32 ± 23,91 83,59 ± 21,9 a 0,322
Min-Max (Median) 43–150 (85) 32–126 (89)
Cotinine/creatinine ratio (ng/mg) Mean ± SD 1,27 ± 1,16 0,22 ± 0,66 b 0,001
Min-Max (Median) 0–5,19 (0,78) 0–2,52 (0)
   n (%) n (%)  
Gender Male 17 (41,5) 12 (40,0) c 1,000
Female 24 (58,5) 18 (60,0)
  < 1000 TL 13 (31,7) 7 (23,3) d 0,726
Income 1000–2000 TL 20 (48,8) 17 (56,7)
  > 2000 TL 8 (19,5) 6 (20,0)
  1. aStudents t-test
  2. bMann Whitney U Test
  3. cYates Continuity Correction Test
  4. dPearson Chi-Square Test
  5. TL Turkish liras