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Table 4 Correlations of PRISM score with CRP, platelet count and parameters

From: Admission platelet count and indices as predictors of outcome in children with severe Sepsis: a prospective hospital-based study

Variable PRISM
r p
PLT −0.420 < 0.001*
MPV 0.047 0.722
PDW −0.040 0.764
PCT − 0.442 < 0.001*
CRP 0.497 < 0.001*
  1. PRISM pediatric risk of mortality score, CRP C-reactive protein, PLT platelet count, MPV mean platelet volume, PDW platelet distribution width, PCT plateletcrit
  2. Pearson’s correlation coefficient
  3. *Significant level at p value < 0.05