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Table 1 Basic demographic and clinical data for all patients and both groups

From: Study of the relation between serum levels of long-acting penicillin and the inflammatory markers: C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in patients with chronic rheumatic heart disease

  All (n = 80) Group A: on LAP (n = 70) Group B: not on LAP (n = 10) p value
Age (years) 35.83 ± 11.16 36.17 ± 11.54 33.40 ± 8.044 0.7644
Gender     0.333
Males (%) 26 (32.5) 22 4  
Females (%) 54 (67.5) 48 6  
Rhythm     0.3884
Sinus (%) 62 (77.5) 56 6  
AF (%) 18 (22.5) 14 4  
  1. LAP long-acting penicillin, AF atrial fibrillation