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Table 5 Bivariate analysis of high sensitivity C reactive protein and homocysteine

From: Risk factors of peripheral arterial disease: a case control study in Sri Lanka

Biochemical parameter Cases(n = 79) Controls(n = 158) p value
No % No %
High sensitivity CRP (HsCRP)
1st quartile 10 12.7 39 24.7 <0.001
2nd quartile 11 13.9 40 25.3
3rd quartile 12 15.2 40 25.3
4th quartile 46 58.2 39 24.7
Homocysteine
1st quartile 05 6.3 39 24.7 <0.001
2nd quartile 17 21.5 40 25.3
3rd quartile 21 26.6 40 25.3
4th quartile 36 45.6 39 24.7
Elevated Hs CRP (>3 mg/dl) <0.001
No 32 40.5 118 74.7
Yes 47 59.5 40 25.3
Hyperhomocysteinemia (>15 mg/dl) <0.001
No 22 27.8 80 50.6
Yes 57 72.2 78 49.4