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Table 1 Sex, age, TLR9 expression, and some laboratory parameters of the studied patients with acute myeloid leukemia compared to the control

From: Toll-like receptor 9 negatively related to clinical outcome of AML patients

Item AML patients (n = 40) Control (n = 20) p value
Sex Male 24 (60.0%) 12 (60.0%) 1.0
Female 16 (40.0%) 8 (40.0%)
Age (years) < 65 26 (65.0%) 14 (70.0%) 0.699
≥ 65 14 (35.0%) 6 (30.0%)
Mean ± SD 50.85 ± 17.9 48.2 ± 14.8 0.570
TLR9 (%) Median
(Min.-Max.)
1.30
(0.10-2.40)
4.10
(0.94-8.25)
0.001*
Hemoglobin concentration (g/dl) Mean ± SD 7.61 ± 2.4 14.6 ± 2.4 0.0001*
Total leukocytic count (X109/L) Median
(Min.-Max.)
18.5
1.2-235.0
7.3
4.1-10.0
0.0001*
Platelets count (X109/L) Median
(Min.-Max.)
42.0
14.0-140.0
231.0
180-430
0.0001*
Blasts (%) Median
(Min.-Max.)
54.0
25.0-92.0
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  1. *p value < 0.05 is statistically significant
  2. TLR toll-like receptor