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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and platelet to lymphocyte ratio can predict the severity of gallstone pancreatitis

Characteristics Overall (N = 243) Gallstone (N = 134) Alcohol (N = 109) P value
Age (year) 59.3 ± 17.9 66.3 ± 17.2 50.8 ± 14.8 < 0.001
Sex (male) 166 (68.3%) 72 (53.7%) 94 (86.2%) < 0.001
Smoking 114 (46.9%) 37 (27.6%) 77 (70.6%) < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 3.9 24 ± 3.4 23.7 ± 4.4 0.591
Diabetes mellitus 62 (25.5%) 35 (26.1%) 27 (24.8%) 0.810
Hypertension 85 (35%) 56 (41.8%) 29 (26.6%) 0.014
Liver cirrhosis 21 (8.6%) 7 (5.2%) 14 (12.8%) 0.036
Atlanta classification < 0.001
 Mild 161 (66.3%) 107 (79.9%) 54 (49.5%)  
 Moderately severe 57 (23.5%) 21 (15.7%) 36 (33%)  
 Severe 25 (10.3%) 6 (4.5%) 19 (17.4%)  
Scoring systems
 Ranson 2.4 ± 1.7 2.4 ± 1.5 2.4 ± 1.8 0.998
 CTSI 1.9 ± 1.7 1.2 ± 1.3 2.6 ± 1.8 < 0.001
 BISAP 1.3 ± 1.1 1.2 ± 1.1 1.4 ± 1.3 0.236
Laboratory data
 WBC (/mm3) 11,936 ± 5569 12,023 ± 5172 11,828 ± 6043 0.787
 Neutrophil (/mm3) 10.2 ± 7.1 10.8 ± 8.1 9.4 ± 5.4 0.126
 Lymphocyte (/mm3) 1.2 ± 1.0 1.1 ± 1.0 1.5 ± 0.9 < 0.001
 Platelet (/mm3) 210,000 ± 88,000 220,000 ± 74,000 198,000 ± 102,000 0.001
 NLR 13.8 ± 15.3 17.7 ± 18.3 8.8 ± 8.4 < 0.001
 PLR 269.5 ± 246.6 344.1 ± 282.6 177.8 ± 150.1 < 0.001
 CRP (mg/dL) 4.9 ± 6.9 4.4 ± 5.7 5.5 ± 8.1 0.192
Hospital stay (day) 7.2 ± 6.5 6.9 ± 5.9 7.7 ± 7.2 0.292
ICU admission, n 52 (21.4%) 15 (11.2%) 37 (33.9%) < 0.001
Mortality, n 15 (6.2%) 3 (2.2%) 12 (11%) 0.005
  1. BMI indicates body mass index, CTSI computed tomography severity index, BISAP Bedside Index for Severity in Acute Pancreatitis, WBC white blood count, NLR neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, PLR platelet to lymphocyte ratio, CRP C-reactive protein, ICU intensive care unit