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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of the study population

From: The relationship between endothelial progenitor cells and pulmonary arterial hypertension in children with congenital heart disease

VariablesPAHNon-PAHstatisticsP value
20-25 mmHg> 25 mmHgTotal (> 20 mmHg)
Number303262111  
Female, %20 (66.67)20 (62.50)40 (64.52)55 (49.55)2.640.10
Age, mean (SD), years2 (1–3)0 (0–2) bc1 (0–3)2 (0–3)6.530.04
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m216.09 ± 2.2415.17 ± 2.0415.62 ± 2.1816.16 ± 2.472.230.11
WBC(×109/L)8.50 (7.30–10.16)8.80 (7.47–9.96)8.75 (7.40–10.00)8.70 (6.80–10.20)0.440.80
lymphocyte(×109/L)4.46 (3.51–5.45)5.07 (3.53–6.51)4.97 (3.51–6.20)4.69 (3.37–6.19)0.430.81
EPCs> 1.00 /μL, %21 (70.00)16 (50.00)37 (59.68)78 (70.27)3.750.05
mPAP, mmHg22.00 ± 1.72a35.69 ± 8.76bc29.06 ± 9.3814.82 ± 2.04−11.80< 0.0001
  1. a: denotes statistical significance between Non-PAH and PAH (20-25 mmHg);
  2. b: denotes statistical significance between Non-PAH and PAH (> 25 mmHg);
  3. c: denotes statistical significance between PAH (20-25 mmHg) and PAH (> 25 mmHg)