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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and laboratory results of patients and controls

From: Serum and urine ghrelin in adult epileptic patients

VariablesPatients (N = 40)Controls (N = 40)p value
Age (M ± SD)37.6 ± 10.5238.37 ± 10.460.742
Sex
 Male/female25/1524/160.81
Body mass index (kg/m2)24.71 ± 3.3225.64 ± 2.40.621
Serum AG (pg/ml)17.26 ± 7.5513.03 ± 3.630.005*
Serum UAG (pg/ml)242.6 ± 37.19193.6 ± 42.560.003*
Urine AG (pg/ml)13.32 ± 4.0710.71 ± 2.490.018*
  1. Continuous data are represented in mean ± SD. AG acylated ghrelin, UAG unacylated ghrelin
  2. *Significant