Table 3: Mean, SD and the quartiles of the different inflammatory variables, in men (upper part) and women (lower part).

Men ( ,292)MeanSD25th percentileMedian75th percentile

hsCRP (mg/L)1.42.80.71.32.8
Fibrinogen (mg/dL)28157242276315
WBC (*103 cell/μL)6.81.65.66.67.6

Women ( ,741)MeanS.D.25th percentileMedian75th percentile

hsCRP (mg/L)1.63.20.71.53.8
Fibrinogen (mg/dL)31059270307345
WBC (*103 cell/μL)6.81.75.66.67.7

hsCRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; WBC: white blood cell count.