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Table 5 Distributions of final immunological summary scales derived from cytokine data collected from 818 children in SCAALA Salvador

From: Applied immuno-epidemiological research: an approach for integrating existing knowledge into the statistical analysis of multiple immune markers

T-Reg response ANTI MITO NC
n % n % n %
 no response 22 2.7 21 2.6 749 91.6
 low response 152 18.6 121 14.8 36 4.4
 high response 644 78.7 676 82.6 33 4.0
Th1 response ANTI MITO   
n % n %   
 no response 604 73.8 71 8.7   
 low response 94 11.5 137 16.7   
 high response 120 14.7 610 74.6   
Th2 response ANTI MITO   
n % n %   
 no response 642 78.5 99 12.1   
 low response 79 9.7 162 19.8   
 intermediate response - - 218 26.7   
 high response 97 11.8 339 41.4   
TH1/TH2 balance ANTI MITO   
n % n %   
 no TH1 resp./no TH2 resp. 481 58.8 36 4.4   
 TH1 resp./no. TH2 resp. 161 19.7 63 7.7   
 TH1 resp./TH2 resp. 53 6.5 684 83.6   
 no TH1 resp./TH2 resp. 123 15.0 35 4.3   
  1. ANTI: Maximum immune response observed in cell cultures stimulated by B. tropicalis or D. pteronyssinus, MITO: response in cell cultures stimulated by pokeweed mitogen, NC: response in non-stimulated cell cultures