Table 2.

The alveolar gradients and statistical differences of the markers between groups

HV (ng/L)HC (ng/L)HCC (ng/L)HV vs HCCHV vs HCHC vs HCC
3-Hydroxy-2-butanone0.04 (0-1.48)2.51 (0.80-5.66)7.91 (3.49-16.65)P < 0.001P < 0.001P = 0.002
Styrene1.91 (0-7.70)5.05 (0-18.38)17.76 (6.53-23.75)P < 0.001P = 0.146P = 0.015
Decane1.12 (0.19-2.73)3.19 (0.83-8.58)5.74 (2.11-14.82)P < 0.001P = 0.028P = 0.076