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Table 2

Differences in Blood Cell Count Test according to PSS Level

VariablePSSp-valuea

Low (n=14)(PSS score # 0∼13)High (n=56)(PSS score # ≥14)
WBC (103/ml)5.95±1.836.48±1.310.215
PLT (103/ml)273.43±39.03282.68±47.900.506
Hb (g/dl)13.01±0.6312.41±0.670.003

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation.

PSS: perceived stress scale, WBC: white blood cell, PLT: platelet, Hb: hemoglobin.

ap-value obtained from Mann–Whitney U-test.

J Dent Hyg Sci 2021;21:150-7 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2021.21.3.150
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