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Table 4 Comparison of WBC count, CRP, and IL-6 (Mann-Whitney U-Test).

From: Diagnostic value of blood inflammatory markers for detection of acute appendicitis in children

WBC   1 2 3 4 3 & 4
  1   n.s. p < 0.001 p < 0.002 p < 0.0001
  2    p < 0.0001 p < 0.001 p < 0.0001
  3     n.s.  
  1 & 2      p < 0.0001
CRP   1 2 3 4 3 & 4
  1   n.s. p < 0.001 p < 0.0001 p < 0.0001
  2    p < 0.05 p < 0.0001 p < 0.0001
  3     p < 0.0001  
  1 & 2      p < 0.0001
IL-6   1 2 3 4 3 & 4
  1   n.s. p < 0.001 p < 0.0001 p < 0.0001
  2    p < 0.05 p < 0.0001 p < 0.0001
  3     p < 0.02  
  1 & 2      p < 0.0001
  1. n.s. means not significant.