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Table 3 Demographic data and laboratory results of BS patients (n = 251)

From: Clinical characteristics and risk factors of intestinal involvement in Behçet’s syndrome patients: a cross-sectional study from a single center

Variables Intestinal BS (n = 97) Mucocutaneous BS (n = 154) P
Demographic variables    
Gender (male), n (%) 48 (49.48) 45 (29.22) 0.00*
Age at hospitalization, (years) 34.25 ± 13.14 37.84 ± 13.58 0.04*
Age of disease onset, (years) 26.68 ± 12.26 30.77 ± 12.17 0.01*
Disease duration (years) 7.27 ± 8.30 7.02 ± 7.08 0.80
BDCAF 1.72 ± 0.87 1.16 ± 0.69 0.00*
T-SPOT (+), n (%) 22 (22.68) 18 (11.69) 0.02*
Pathergy test (+), n (%) 43 (44.33) 54 (35.06) 0.14
HBcAb (+), n (%) 26 (26.80) 41 (26.62) 0.98
Fever, n (%) 17 (17.53) 9 (5.84) 0.00*
Laboratory parameters    
ESR (mm/H) 35.08 ± 26.16 14.03 ± 14.75 0.00*
CRP (mg/L) 31.18 ± 29.94 7.48 ± 7.81 0.00*
Erythrocyte (109/L) 4.19 ± 0.65 4.34 ± 0.46 0.04*
Leukocyte (109/L) 7.03 ± 2.70 6.18 ± 2.17 0.01*
PLT (109/L) 244.37 ± 89.54 232.62 ± 67.48 0.27
HGB (g/L) 121.21 ± 20.55 129.66 ± 14.61 0.00*
NLR 3.30 ± 2.73 2.13 ± 1.34 0.00*
IgA (g/L) 2.55 ± 1.18 2.72 ± 1.16 0.28
IgE (IU/ML) 102.89 ± 325.37 61.82 ± 108.70 0.23
IgG (g/L) 10.90 ± 3.19 11.38 ± 2.51 0.22
IgM (g/L) 1.29 ± 0.70 1.24 ± 0.58 0.50
SAA (mg/L) 69.60 ± 76.61 17.83 ± 31.37 0.00*
C3 (g/L) 1.26 ± 0.23 1.20 ± 0.19 0.03*
C4 (g/L) 0.25 ± 0.08 0.24 ± 0.07 0.32
CH50 (g/L) 54.12 ± 10.55 53.58 ± 9.38 0.67
Albumin (g/L) 41.86 ± 5.28 43.88 ± 5.13 0.00*
TCH (mmol/L) 4.03 ± 0.84 4.30 ± 1.06 0.03*
TG (mmol/L) 1.24 ± 0.58 1.23 ± 0.65 0.93
Glucose (mmol/L) 4.79 ± 1.41 4.72 ± 0.69 0.58
UA (umol/L) 267.63 ± 80.43 270.42 ± 71.61 0.78
LDL (mmol/L) 2.26 ± 0.63 2.38 ± 0.69 0.17
HDL (mmol/L) 1.34 ± 0.35 1.47 ± 0.34 0.00*
IL-6 (pg/ml) 13.46 ± 17.78 2.70 ± 3.87 0.00*
  1. BDCAF, Behcet’s Disease Current Activity Form; NLR, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio; PLT, platelets; HGB, hemoglobin; SAA, serum amyloid A; C3, complement 3; C4, complement 4; CRP, C-reactive protein; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; TCH, total cholesterol; TG, triacylglycerol; UA, uric acid; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; IL-6, Interleukin 6
  2. *Indicates P < 0.05