Table 4

Partial correlation coefficients of different parameters in patients with Kawasaki disease

S100A12

sRAGE

Resistin × S100A12

Resistin/sRAGE

S100A12/sRAGE

WBCs

N

CRP


Resistin

0.552***

-0.507***

0.889***

0.866***

0.696***

0.500***

0.695***

0.613***

S100A12

-0.252*

0.777***

0.376**

0.734***

0.339***

0.347***

0.321**

sRAGE

-0.374***

-0.575***

-0.547***

-0.533***

-0.614***

-0.566***

S100A12 × Resistin

0.701***

0.771***

0.385***

0.530***

0.448***

Resistin/sRAGE

0.782***

0.542***

0.734***

0.668***

S100A12/sRAGE

0.529***

0.609***

0.567***

WBCs

0.523***

0.449***

N

0.639***


sRAGE, soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products; WBCs, white blood cells; N, neutrophils; CRP, C-reactive protein. Control variables were age and gender. *Correlation significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed); **correlation significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed); ***correlation significant at the 0.001 level (2-tailed).

Qi et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R251   doi:10.1186/ar4094

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