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Table 4 Mean values of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in terms of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) levels and CD34-positive cell levels

From: Hepatocyte growth factor and carotid intima-media thickness in relation to circulating CD34-positive cell levels

  Low CD34-positive cells (≤ 0.93 cells/μL) High CD34-positive cells (> 0.93 cells/μL) p
Low HGF (≤ 301.0 pg/mL) 0.67 ± 0.11 0.69 ± 0.13 0.319
High HGF (> 301.0 pg/mL) 0.73 ± 0.13 0.70 ± 0.13 0.201
p 0.004 0.586