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Table 4 sRAGE in 201 controls (univariate analysis)

From: Soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products in COPD: relationship with emphysema and chronic cor pulmonale: a case-control study

Characteristics n Median IQR P-value
Smoking habits     
Current smoker 101 884 622-1284 0.888
Former smoker 100 833 579-1035  
Pack-years of smoking     
>40 101 869 601-1305 1.000
≤40 100 856 600-1203  
Systemic arterial hypertension     
yes 75 790 619-1207 0.382
no 126 899 591-1248  
Coronary artery disease     
yes 55 874 671-1055 1.000
no 146 855 570-1292  
Heart failure     
yes 13 772 663-948 0.568
no 188 876 598-1247  
Diabetes mellitus     
yes 30 907 680-1124 0.435
no 171 851 584-1247  
Dyslipidemia     
yes 74 853 621-1008 0.884
no 127 874 580-1291  
Statins     
yes 47 772 617-951 0.182
no 154 899 582-1295  
  1. Definitions of abbreviations: sRAGE = soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (pg/mL); IQr = interquartile range. The cutpoint of 40 pack-years is the median value measured in the whole sample.