Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Serum Level of IL-1B Correlates with the Activity of Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis

Table 2

Multiple linear regression model for predicting serum IL-1B using age, gender, BMI, smoking status, TB, NTM infection, lung abscess, other acute respiratory infections, cancer, COPD, AIP, sarcoidosis, other interstitial diseases, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiac disease, cerebrovascular disease, systemic CS or IS therapy, and pulmonary surgery history as covariates in all the subjects with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.

Comorbid conditionsβ CoefficientStandard error value

TBNone (reference)
Active/being treated0.4750.1380.001
NTM infection0.5380.1960.006
Lung abscess0.9750.3040.001
Other acute respiratory infection0.5470.1510.000
COPDNone (reference)
Systemic CS or IS therapy−0.2970.1440.039

AIP: acute interstitial pneumonia; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CS: corticosteroid; ILD: interstitial lung disease; IS: immunosuppressive; NTM: nontuberculous mycobacterium.

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