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Table 1 Confounding parameters of study populations

From: Impaired PRR expression modulates inflammation-triggered oxidative stress and pathogenesis of recurrent vulvovaginal infections

Confounding variables HC
(n = 203)
VVI
(n = 258)
BV
(n = 97)
VVC
(n = 62)
MI
(n = 41)
Age (years) 29.33 ± 8.17 29.33 ± 8.32 30.53 ± 9.09 29.45 ± 8.06 26.48 ± 5.07
Age of initiation of sexual activity (years) 23.02 ± 4.12 20.94 ± 3.69 21.37 ± 3.97 20.96 ± 3.90 20.56 ± 2.47
Random capillary blood glucose (RCBG, mg/dl) 105.01 ± 11.85 115.80 ± 40.31 112.62 ± 21.8 116.67 ± 46.24 120.85 ± 63.17
Duration of infection (years) 3.32 ± 4.24 3.11 ± 3.83 3.43 ± 4.48 3.69 ± 4.21
  1. HC healthy controls, VVI vulvovaginal infections, BV bacterial vaginosis, VVC vulvovaginal infections, MI mixed infections