Table 2: Baseline laboratory characteristics of patients and controls.

Patients

(mean ± SD)
Controls

(mean ± SD)
value

Hemoglobin, g/dL13.59 ± 1.9614.37 ± 1.450.005
Leucocyte, ×109/L7.34 ± 1.906.81 ± 1.430.520
Platelet, ×109/L287.25 ± 84.53271.36 ± 54.720.159
Neutrophil, ×109/L4.42 ± 1.223.72 ± 0.96<0.0001
Lymphocyte, ×109/L2.25 ± 0.732.37 ± 0.650.280
NLR, %2.06 ± 0.611.59 ± 0.42<0.0001
ESR, mm/h11.34 ± 10.326.40 ± 4.13<0.0001
CRP, mg/L3.17 ± 2.112.43 ± 1.570.380

NLR: neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio, ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP: C-reactive protein.