Research Paper Volume 11, Issue 24 pp 12685—12707

Combination of lymphocyte number and function in evaluating host immunity

Figure 4. The effect of risk factors on the number and function of lymphocytes. (A) Scatter plots showing the number and function of CD4+, CD8+ T cells, and NK cells in high BMI individuals (n=53), low BMI individuals (n=15), and matched healthy controls. (B) Scatter plots showing the number and function of CD4+, CD8+ T cells, and NK cells in individuals with different living habits (smoking, n=50; drinking, n=51; staying up all night, n=59) and matched healthy controls. (C) Scatter plots showing the number and function of CD4+, CD8+ T cells, and NK cells in individuals with different chemistry indexes (hypertension, n=35; hyperglycemia, n=16; hyperlipidemia, n=74; three high, n=13) and matched healthy controls. Three high means hypertension, hyperglycemia, and hyperlipidemia. (D) Scatter plots showing the number and function of CD4+, CD8+ T cells, and NK cells in pregnant women (n=56) and matched healthy controls. Horizontal lines indicate the median. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001 (Mann–Whitney U-test). BMI, body mass index.