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Table 1 General demographic data and clinical characteristics of the patient and the normal control

From: Peripheral Interleukin-18 is negatively correlated with abnormal brain activity in patients with depression: a resting-state fMRI study

Variable MDD HC χ2/Z P value
Gender(M/F) 8/26 8/26 0.000 1.000
Age(years) 43.74 ± 14.09 41.09 ± 12.44 -0.890 0.373
Education(years) 10.41 ± 5.48 11.12 ± 4.42 -0.316 0.752
HAMD-17 18.41 ± 7.82 1.18 ± 1.83 -7.184  < 0.001
IL-18 100.54 ± 61.24 47.48 ± 78.76 -4.729  < 0.001