Table 1

Coefficient of friction of clots of varying composition

0% RBC
(n=20)
5% RBC
(n=23)
20% RBC
(n=28)
40% RBC
(n=28)
80% RBC
(n=20)
Mean±SD0.507±0.1890.353±0.1310.258±0.0930.209±0.0560.247±0.046
Median0.4960.3380.2310.2030.248
95% CI around the mean0.419 to 0.5950.296 to 0.4100.222 to 0.2940.187 to 0.2310.226 to 0.268
  • RBC, red blood cell.