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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study sample based on NLR categories

From: Neutrophil lymphocyte ratio as a measure of systemic inflammation in prevalent chronic diseases in Asian population

  Neutrophil Lymphocyte Ratio, Tertiles
  0.17-1.51 1.52 - < 2.56 2.56 - 22.50
Sample Size 357   361   352  
Mean Age (s.d.) 33.4 (15.1) 34.9 (16.1) 33.0 (14.7)
Gender, % (n)       
   Male 34.6 (207) 31.1 (186) 34.4 (206)
   Female 31.9 (150) 37.2 (175) 31.0 (146)
Mean Height (s.d.) 172.1 (9.2) 172.1 (8.8) 173.1 (9.0)
Mean Weight (s.d.) 73.1 (14.1) 72.2 (13.9) 75.9 (14.1)
BMI (kg m-2), %(n)       
   < 23.5 (Desirable) 33.4 (134) 37.2 (149) 29.4 (118)
   23.5 - 27.5 (Overweight) 34.2 (143) 33.3 (139) 32.5 (136)
   > 27.5 (Obese) 32.5 (79) 28.0 (68) 39.5 (96)
Self reported chronic diseases, %(n)       
   Hypertension 11.8 (42) 16.1 (58) 18.2 (64)
   Diabetes Mellitus 8.1 (29) 11.9 (43) 12.8 (45)
   Asthma 3.1 (11) 5.5 (20) 2.8 (10)
   Arthritis 7.0 (25) 8.9 (32) 7.4 (26)