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Table 2 Concentration of C-reactive protein and in adult offspring and parental history of BEN#

From: Offspring of parents with Balkan Endemic Nephropathy have higher C-reactive protein levels suggestive of inflammatory processes: a longitudinal study

Variable Parents had BEN No parent affected       
  n Median 5–95% value n Median 5–95% value       
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 2005/06 85 0.56 0.07–2.92 74 0.29 0.06–2.04       
p-value   0.0028    reference        
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 2006/07 99 0.36 0.07–3.41 91 0.22 0.05–1.66       
p-value   0.004           
  Both parents had BEN Mother had BEN Father had BEN No parent affected
  n Median 5–95% value n Median 5–95% value n Median 5–95% value n Median 5–95% value
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 2005/06 23 0.88 0.07–4.53 31 0.68 0.15–2.92 31 0.33 0.05–1.36 74 0.29 0.06–2.04
p-value   0.001    0.003    0.65    reference  
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 2006/07 31 0.47 0.09–4.03 36 0.41 0.06–3.41 32 0.30 0.06-.171 91 0.22 0.05–1.66
p-value   0.007    0.015    0.61    reference  
  1. # p-values based on Kruskal-Wallis test.