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Table 2 Main diagnosis and Hsp70 serum concentrations among the elderly patients

From: Circulating Heat Shock Protein 70 in Health, Aging and Disease

Diagnosis Hsp70 Inflam/Non-inflam
  Median [IQR] N
Infectious disease 0.42 [0.19; 0.76] 17/1
Cardiovascular disease 0.19 [0.19; 0.39] 11/5
Neuropsychological disorder 0.19 [0.19; 0.21] 4/7
Cancer 0.19 [0.19; 0.55] 6/4
Musculoskeletal disorder 0.21 [0.19; 1.54] 6/4
Gastrointestinal disorder 0.19 [0.19; 0.19] 5/4
Cerebrovascular disease 0.19 [0.19; 0.19] 2/2
Haematological disorder 0.19 [0.19; 0.88] 0/3
Respiratory disorder 0.35 [0.19; 1.81] 1/2
Rheumatological disorder 0.19 1/1
Diabetes mellitus 0.19 1/0
Frailty 0.24 1/0
Otorhinolaryngical disease 0.23 0/1
Urological disorder 0.19 1/0
  1. IQR: interquartile range (percentile25; percentile75); no significant difference in Hsp70 concentration between the various diagnostic groups (Kruskall Wallis test p = 0.14; performed for those diagnostic groups with >4 participants); Inflam = inflammatory (CRP serum concentration ≥5 mg/L).