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Table 2 Micronutrients measurements comparison of participant children

From: The correlation between vitamin a status and refractory Mycoplasma Pneumoniae pneumonia (RMPP) incidence in children

Micronutrients Healthy control (n = 65) GMPP (n = 126) RMPP (n = 16) P
Unadjusted-ferritin (mg/L), Median (IQR) 47.00 (34.55–67.10) 95.85 (60.68–143.25) 179.50 (109.23–290.85) < 0.001*
Adjusted-ferritin (mg/L), Median (IQR) a 47.00 (34.55–67.10) 96.40 (61.00–143.20) 171.45 (104.90–238.55) < 0.001*
Vitamin B12 (pg/mL), Median (IQR) 902.00 (737.00–1031.00) 1090.00 (901.00–1604.00) 942.00 (685.00–1333.00) 0.165
Folate (ng/mL), Median (IQR) 16.45 (12.81–19.85) 16.64 (13.00–20.53) 15.87 (14.66–19.75) 0.803
Vitamin D (ng/mL), Median (IQR) 19.93 (16.28–24.06) 22.10 (15.53–31.54) 24.92 (16.54–33.94) 0.227
Unadjusted-vitamin A (mg/L), Median (IQR) 25.10 (21.90–29.05) 16.95 (13.38–22.63) 10.90 (9.38–14.98) < 0.001*
Adjusted-vitamin A (mg/L),
Median (IQR) a
25.10 (21.90–29.05) 17.00 (13.53–22.93) 12.23 (9.83–15.43) < 0.001*
  1. * showed difference among all groups (P < 0.05)
  2. a Adjusted by CRP using the Regression Correction (RC) approach