Table 4.

Peripheral leukocyte measures by race

VariableNo. of cells (106)/ml (mean ± SD)Mean % leukocytes ± SD
African-American subjectsLatino/Latina subjectsFPAfrican-American subjectsLatino/Latina subjectsFP
Leukocytes6.75 ± 2.719.07 ± 2.693.850.0002
Lymphocytes1.54 ± 0.541.70 ± 0.461.710.0938.23 ± 9.8032.22 ± 8.281.61>0.10
Granulocytes4.12 ± 1.845.78 ± 2.012.020.0554.14 ± 10.4361.07 ± 8.631.720.09
Monocytes0.48 ± 0.190.58 ± 0.320.23>0.106.90 ± 2.446.18 ± 2.390.48>0.10
T lymphocytes1.20 ± 0.451.34 ± 0.391.20>0.1076.46 ± 8.4678.03 ± 8.161.10>0.10
B lymphocytes0.23 ± 0.120.23 ± 0.132.330.0315.39 ± 5.8214.18 ± 6.891.52>0.10
CD4+lymphocytes0.67 ± 0.260.75 ± 0.291.01>0.1043.02 ± 7.2543.09 ± 8.310.35>0.10
CD8+lymphocytes0.32 ± 0.160.35 ± 0.111.21>0.1020.84 ± 5.4320.80 ± 5.430.57>0.10
Helper-to-suppressor ratio2.31 ± 0.842.32 ± 1.180.44>0.10
CD29+ lymphocytes (inducers of help)0.27 ± 0.140.35 ± 0.160.19>0.1017.17 ± 6.6319.86 ± 5.751.38>0.10
CD45RA+ lymphocytes (inducers of suppression)0.33 ± 0.150.39 ± 0.210.07>0.1020.90 ± 6.3322.29 ± 8.230.90>0.10
CD56+ lymphocytes (NK cells)0.06 ± 0.060.11 ± 0.141.790.084.06 ± 4.415.30 ± 4.270.70>0.10
HLA-DR+ lymphocytes (activated T cells)0.09 ± 0.060.13 ± 0.061.48>0.105.62 ± 3.957.82 ± 3.232.100.04