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Table 3 Various factors’ concentrations as a function of gender

From: Growth factor levels in leukocyte-poor platelet-rich plasma and correlations with donor age, gender, and platelets in the Japanese population

Variable Male Female P by Wilcoxon’s rank sum test
N = 20 N = 19
PDGF-BB (ng/ml) 3.5 [1.4, 6.5] 2.9 [1.5, 5.3] 0.31
TGF-β1(ng/ml) 15.6 [11.3, 31.9] 15.2 [11.1, 18.7] 0.20
VEGF (pg/ml) 240 [41, 591] 140 [21, 725] 0.47
IGF-1 (ng/ml) 68 [47, 105] 70 [48, 139] 0.40
EGF (pg/ml) 765 [226, 1736] 697 [489, 938] 0.69
FGF (pg/ml) 11 [4, 40] 10 [4, 20] 0.35
HGF (pg/ml) 479 [338, 733] 443 [285, 675] 0.074
PLT (×104 /μL) 23 [16, 34] 24 [18, 31] 0.87
PLT (PRP) (×104 /μL) 43 [23, 82] 37 [27, 53] 0.37
  1. Values in the table are shown as median [minimum, maximum]