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Table 2 Concentration of IgE in male and female (Mann–Whitney test, results are considered statistically significant when p < 0.05)

From: Analysis of feline and canine allergen components in patients sensitized to pets

Feature Gender N Mean value SD Median Min Max p
Total IgE Female 42 1008.92 1565.08 322.65 13 5375 p = 0.286
Male 28 502.35 932.87 263 7.44 5000  
IgE specific to canine Female 42 16.91 33.28 1.45 0 100 p = 0.302
Male 28 5.79 18.73 1.2 0 100  
rCan f 1 Female 42 14.55 29.84 0.34 0 100 p = 0.031
Male 28 3.6 15.94 0 0 84.6  
rCan f 2 Female 42 8.39 23.81 0 0 100 p = 0.157
Male 28 3.11 16.4 0 0 86.8  
nCan f 3 Female 42 11.5 28.08 0.02 0 100 p = 0.077
Male 28 1.85 5.72 0 0 28.4  
rCan f 5 Female 42 8.87 24.5 0.11 0 100 p = 0.165
Male 28 1.32 5.75 0.04 0 30.6  
IgE specific to feline Female 42 15.11 24.1 3.58 0 100 p = 0.644
Male 28 17.21 24.66 3.67 0.01 100  
rFel d 1 Female 42 11.83 22.98 3.62 0 100 p = 0.042
Male 28 18.93 24.74 6.47 0 100  
nFel d 2 Female 42 7.81 22.46 0 0 100 p = 0.486
Male 28 4.98 18.98 0 0 98.5  
rFel d 4 Female 42 4.84 8.13 0.62 0 37.2 p = 0.089
Male 28 3.46 8.96 0.03 0 42.1  
  1. Statistically significant results are written in italics