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Table 1 Characteristics of the 240 study subjects

From: MBL2 gene polymorphism rs1800450 and rheumatic fever with and without rheumatic heart disease: an Egyptian pilot study

Characteristics Controls
(n = 80)
RF (n = 160)
Without RHD (n = 80) With RHD (n = 80)
Gender Female n (%) 48 (60.0) 46 (57.5) 48 (60.0)
Male n (%) 32 (40.0) 34 (42.5) 32 (40.0)
Age (years) 15.2 ± 0.29 14.5 ± 0.43 14.3 ± 0.33
ASOT (IU/ml) 29.0 (11.3–97.0) 116 (26.3–172) a 63.0 (19.0–127)
1st-h ESR (mm/h) 6.00 (5.00–8.00) 21.5 (13.25–31.50) a 16.5 (11.00–25.0) a
CRP (mg/l) 2.90 (1.70–3.87) 6.55 (5.75–7.37) a 4.30 (3.10–6.25) a, b
C3 (mg/dl) 108.0 (98.0–122) 122.5 (111–136) a 127.5 (113–139) a
C4 (mg/dl) 30.5 (21.0–36.8) 31.5 (27.3–37.8) 32.0 (26.0–36.0)
MBL (ng/ml) 450.6 (290.2–563.1) 591.2 (478.0–1005) 1614 (1419–1945) a, b
  1. Data are presented as n (%), mean ± SE or median (inter-quartile range)
  2. a significant from control group, b significant from RF without RHD group