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Table 4 White blood cells, phagocytes and hematocrit

From: No evidence of enhanced oxidant production in blood obtained from patients with obstructive sleep apnea

   OSAS CPAP-OSAS CONTROLS
Hematocrit [%] Evening 39.2 ± 3.8 40.8 ± 4.8 37.4 ± 5.5
  Morning 38.6 ± 4.9 40.5 ± 6.1 38.6 ± 5.7
  Diff & 95% CI 0.6 (-0.78–1.95) 0.3 (-0.74–1.38) 1.2 (0.42–1.99)
WBC [103/μl] Evening 8.06 ± 2.00 8.01 ± 2.30 8.61 ± 2,00
  Morning 7.20 ± 1.91 7.26 ± 2.23 7.67 ± 2.92
  Diff & 95% CI 0.86 (0.86–1.18) 0.75 (0.75–1.29) 0.94 (0.46–1.65)
PMNs+monocytes [103/μl] Evening 5.68 ± 1.67 5.75 ± 2.00 5.50 ± 2.26
  Morning 5.13 ± 1.63 5.19 ± 1.82 4.67 ± 1.45
  Diff & 95% CI 0.55 (0.32–0.80) 0.56 (0.15–0.98) 0.83 (0.31–1.36)
  1. Data expressed as a mean ± SD (standard deviation)
  2. WBC – white blood cells, PMNs – polymorphonuclear leukocytes, 95% CI – 95% confidence interval, Diff – difference of means with 95% confidence interval