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Table 1 Characteristics of patient population

From: Does CRP predict outcome in bipolar disorder in regular outpatient care?

Parameter Euthymic Depressed (Hypo)manic Mixed Unstable All
Mean age (SD) 44.9 (12.4) 42.7 (12.4) 43.2 (10.3) 46 (7.1) 40.5 (10.2) 43.6 (11.7)
Number of subjects (%) 37 (44.0) 27 (32.1) 12 (14.3) 2 (2.4) 6 (7.1) 84 (100)
Male gender (%) 11 (37.9) 10 (34.5) 4 (13.8) 2 (6.9) 2 (6.9) 29 (34.5)
Female gender (%) 26 (47.3) 17 (30.9) 8 (14.5) 0 4 (7.3) 55 (65.5)
Number of subjects with BD type I (%)a 26 (41.9) 21 (33.9) 11 (17.7) 2 (3.2) 2 (3.2) 62 (100)
Number of subjects with BD type II (%)a 7 (41.2) 5 (29.4) 1 (5.9) 0 4 (23.5) 17 (100)
Number of subjects with rapid cycling (%) 4 (30.8) 3 (23.1) 2 (15.4) 0 4 (30.8) 13 (100)
Number of subjects with metabolic syndrome (%)b 9 (13.8) 6 (9.2) 2 (3.1) 1 (1.5) 2 (3.1) 20 (30.8)c
Median C-reactive protein (mg/L) 1.10 2.10 0.90 3.08 1.39 1.37
  1. SD standard deviation, BD bipolar disorder
  2. aBipolar disorder type information missing for five patients
  3. bMetabolic syndrome information missing for 19 patients (criteria: fasting glucose ≥5.6 mmol/L and two or more of following: BMI ≥30 kg/m2, hypertriglyceridemia ≥1.7 mmol/L, HDL-C <0.9 mmol/L in men and <1.0 mmol/L in women, hypertension ≥140/90 mmHg)
  4. cThe number in brackets in this cell represents the percentage of all subjects who have metabolic syndrome, while the rest of the percentages in this row represent the distribution of subjects with metabolic syndrome across the mood states