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Table 2 Statistical summary for comparisons made in this study

From: Host immune response in returning travellers infected with malaria

Analysis Marker Data Set 1 Mean Set 1 Data Set 2 Mean Set 2 P Value
CB vs FB Il-12(p40) CB n = 57 70.39 ± 9.95 FB n = 87 36.24 ± 3.28 <0.01
  EGF CB n = 37 9.477 ± 1.52 FB n = 60 14.82 ± 1.68 0.0315
Pf CB vs Pf FB IL-12(p40) CB n = 46 70.31 ± 11.79 FB n = 42 31.53 ± 4.09 <0.01
Pv Age: 55+ vs 19-54 IL-6 55+ n = 10 858.8 ± 454.3 19-54 n = 21 134.7 ± 82.59 0.0366
  MCSF 55+ n = 10 45.66 ± 8.25 19-54 n = 23 31.21 ± 2.82 0.0433
Species: Pf vs Pv MCP-1 Pf n = 86 63.78 ± 11.44 Pv n = 38 392.5 ± 95.45 <0.01
  M-CSF Pf n = 69 17.61 ± 2.05 Pv n = 38 35.6 ± 3.38 <0.01
  Angiopoietin 2 Pf n = 96 1120 ± 196.5 Pv n = 59 336.5 ± 88.21 <0.01
Species: Pv vs Po IL-12 (p40) Pv n = 38 51.4 ± 6.76 Po n = 12 26.4 ± 3.73 0.0478
Species: Pf CB vs Pv CB MCP-1 Pf CB n = 46 74.74 ± 16.63 Pv CB n = 8 563.4 ± 233.2 <0.01
  MCSF Pf CB n = 39 19.59 ± 2.89 Pv CB n = 8 34.37 ± 5.59 0.0367
Species: Pf FB vs Pv FB MCP-1 Pf FB n = 40 51.18 ± 15.43 Pv FB n = 30 347 ± 104.3 <0.01
  M-CSF Pf FB n = 30 15.32 ± 1.87 Pv FB n = 30 35.3 ± 4.05 <0.01
  IL-12 (p40) Pf FB n = 42 31.53 ± 4.09 Pv FB n = 30 47 ± 7.01 0.0467
  Angiopoietin 2 Pf FB n = 48 1033 ± 296.6 Pv FB n = 49 310.8 ± 97.81 <0.01
Travel: West Africa vs other African regions IFN-γ West n = 27 11.88 ± 1.98 Other n = 12 22.5 ± 6.16 0.0414
  IL-6 West n = 22 31.58 ± 6.28 Other n = 12 120.1 ± 56.27 0.0426
  1. Only data for significant differences are shown. Sample size, mean values with standard deviation, and the p-value are displayed for all data comparisons that showed significant differences. All other cytokine comparisons were not significantly different.