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Table 3 Resting EPC and CEC concentrations in JIA (n = 7) and Controls (n = 5)

From: Effects of acute exercise on circulating endothelial and progenitor cells in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and healthy controls: a pilot study

  JIA Controls Effect size
MICE HIIE MICE HIIE
EPC      
 % of PBMCs 0.02 ± 0.02 0.02 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.02 0.02 ± 0.01 0.25
(0.004, 0.03) (0.003, 0.04) (0.01, 0.05) (0.003, 0.05)
  × 106 cells/L 0.55 ± 0.48 0.55 ± 0.50 0.91 ± 0.55 0.79 ± 0.42 0.55
(0.10, 0.99) (0.03, 1.08) (0.22, 1.60) (0.24, 1.83)
CEC      
 % of PBMCs 0.23 ± 0.26 0.11 ± 0.13 0.20 ± 0.23 0.22 ± 0.22 0.17
(0.01, 0.46) (0.03, 0.24) (0.09, 0.48) (0.33, 0.77)
  × 106 cells/L 6.36 ± 9.61 2.85 ± 3.19 6.28 ± 7.24 8.26 ± 8.88 0.37
(2.52, 15.24) (0.49, 6.20) (2.71, 15.28) (13.81, 30.3)
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (lower, upper 95 % CI). Effect size calculated in JIA vs. controls, standardized to the pooled SD of the control group