Table 2

Values of CRP levels according to predefined groups
All Cachectic Non-cachectic p-value (C vs. NC)
All 22.78 (+/−37.5) 34.18 (+/−51.9) 17.57 (+/−27.5) p = 0.021*
Hematological 15.98 (+/−36.1) 32.90 (+/−64.5) 9.75 (+/−12.9) p = 0.1
Non-hematological 28.71 (+/−39.1) 35.26 (+/−43.0) 25.55 (+/−35.6) p = 0.27
p-value (H vs. NH) p = 0.048* p = 0.43 p = 0.01*

Abbreviations H = hematological, NH = non-hematological, C = cachectic, NC = non-cachectic. Values of CRP levels are in mg/l. *statistically significant.

(mean +/− standard deviation).

Letilovic et al.

Letilovic et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:6   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-6

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