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Table 3 Results of univariate analysis identifying variables that differed significantly between the good and unfavorable outcome groups

From: Impaired consciousness and decreased glucose concentration of CSF as prognostic factors in immunocompetent patients with cryptococcal meningitis

Quantitative variableGood (n = 35)Unfavorable (n = 41)P-value
T-test
 Age at onset (years)45.63 ± 13.8052.24 ± 15.200.052
 CSF opening pressure (mmH2O)290.46 ± 108.24328.05 ± 119.800.158
Rank sum test
 Interval from onset to antifungal treatment (day)30.27 ± 25.6538.69 ± 38.420.223
 Duration of antifungal treatment (day)41.61 ± 36.8532.81 ± 26.430.346
 Blood WBC count(109/L)8.96 ± 4.0610.04 ± 3.850.177
 CSF WBC count(106/L)92.71 ± 80.5477.39 ± 104.710.104
 CSF Glucose (mmol/L)2.43 ± 1.221.54 ± 1.320.001
 CSF Chloride (mmol/L)117.34 ± 4.82115.81 ± 9.700.794
 CSF Protein (g/L)0.96 ± 0.521.25 ± 0.930.673
  1. Quantitative results are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation. CSF Cerebrospinal fluid