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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Chemerin is elevated in multiple myeloma patients and is expressed by stromal cells and pre-adipocytes

  Patients (n = 122) Controls (n = 58)
Age (years) 62 (37–86) 62 (43–81)
Sex (female) 60 (49%) 31 (53%)
ISS stage
 I 33 (27%)  
 II 47 (39%)  
 III 28 (23%)  
 Unknown 14 (11%)  
M-component
 IgG 75 (61%)  
 IgA 29 (24%)  
 Light chain 6 (5%)  
 Unknown 12 (10%)  
Skeletal affection
 None 12 (10%)  
 Limited 49 (40%)  
 Osteoporosis 9 (7%)  
 Advanced 48 (39%)  
 Unknown 4 (3%)