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Table 1 Characteristics of research subject

From: High leukotriene B4 serum levels increase risk of painful diabetic neuropathy among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Demographic profile Case n (%) Control n (%)
Age median ± SD (years old) 56.5 ± 4.9 56.5 ± 5.2
Gender   
 Male 16 (72.7) 14 (70.0)
 Female 6 (27.3) 6 (30.0)
Duration of DM   
  < 2 years 14 (63.6) 16 (80.0)
 2–5 years 8 (36.4) 4 (20.0)
Type of diabetic drugs   
 Oral 14 (63.6) 9 (45.0)
 Insulin 8 (36.4) 11 (55.0)
LTB 4 serum   
 Normal 5 (22.7) 12 (60.0)
 High 17 (77.3) 8 (40.0)