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Table 5 The expression levels of MK ratios in FNA categories II and VI

From: Diagnostic performance of Midkine ratios in fine-needle aspirates for evaluation of Cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules

Indicators FNA II FNAVI P value
MK (ng/ml) 0.23 (0.01,6.14) 0.42 (0.01,16.93) 0.005*
TG (ng/ml) 16,210.00 (147.50,552,650.00) 4831.50 (155.00,3,224,500.00) 0.000*
MK/TG (ng/mg) 16.82 (0.31,1752.56) 100.15 (1.52,4021.37) 0.000*
FT4 (pmol/L) 9.32 (0.42,332.90) 3.63 (0.33,141.30) 0.000*
MK/FT4(μg/pmol) 0.02 (0.001,0.62) 0.11 (0.01,8.21) 0.000*
FT4/MK (pmol/μg) 44.60 (1.61,1527.88) 9.37 (0.12,910.94) 0.000*
  1. *P<0.05