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Research Article

Vitamin D Is a Good Marker for Disease Activity of Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease

Table 3

Vitamin D and DAS28-ESR bivariate Pearson correlation () with other independent variables ().

Independent variableVit.D
( value)
( value)

Age−0.175 (0.061)0.001 (0.991)
Wt−0.196 (0.068)0.178 (0.154)
Ht−0.117 (0.287)−0.007 (0.958)
BMI−0.140 (0.204)0.177 (0.169)
Vit.D1−0.277 (0.014)
ESR−0.034 (0.734)0.453 (<0.001)
DAS28-ESR−0.277 (0.014)1

BMI: body mass index; Vit.D: vitamin D; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; DAS28-ESR: disease activity score in 28 joints using erythrocyte sedimentation rate.

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