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Table 3 Relative risk ratio of higher neutrophil lymphocyte ratio (compared to NLR 0.17-1.51)

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

  Neutrophil Lymphocyte Ratio (Tertiles)*
  1.52-2.56   2.57-22.5  
Characteristics Relative Risk Ratio p value Relative Risk Ratio p value
  (95% CI)   (95% CI)  
Age at screening (years)     
   Age< 40 1 _ 1 _
   Age 40-49 1.38 (0.87-2.18) 0.2 1.44 (0.91-2.25) 0.12
   Age 50-59 1.19 (0.75-1.89) 0.46 0.66 (0.39-1.11) 0.12
   Age 60-75 1.17 (0.69-1.99) 0.56 1.09 (0.64-1.56) 0.75
Gender     
   Female 1 _ 1 _
   Male 0.78 (0.57-1.04) 0.1 1.02 (0.75-1.38) 0.9
Body mass index (kg/m 2 )     
   Desirable, bmi < 23 1 _ 1 _
   Overweight, bmi 23-27.5 0.91 (0.65-1.27) 0.56 1.13 (0.80-1.60) 0.47
   Obese, bmi > 27.5 0.78 (0.52-1.16) 0.22 1.42 (0.96-2.11) 0.07
Self reported chronic condition     
   Hypertension     
No 1   1  
Yes 1.43 (0.93 - 2.20) 0.1 1.69 (1.10 - 2.59) 0.02
   Diabetes     
No 1   1  
Yes 1.38 (0.83-2.29) 0.22 1.72 (1.04-2.85) 0.03
   Asthma     
No 1   1  
Yes 1.53 (0.70-3.34) 0.28 0.89 (0.36-2.21) 0.8
   Arthritis     
No 1   1  
Yes 1.27 (0.73-2.21) 0.4 1.11 (0.62-1.97) 0.73
  1. * Relative risk ratio presented after mutual adjustments of all the covariates presented in the table