Journal of Immunology Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 and BAFF Levels Are Associated with Disease Activity in Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome

Table 2

Correlations between serum levels of 25(OH)-D3, BAFF, or β2 microglobulin and serological parameters were evaluated in primary Sjogren’s syndrome.

25(OH)-D3BAFFβ2 microglobulin
Correlation efficient valueCorrelation efficient valueCorrelation efficient value

Age−0.1100.3660.1010.4930.2330.086
ESR0.1740.1530.3110.498<
CRP−0.0090.9410.2810.0550.296
25(OH)-D3−0.0280.849−0.0960.485
BAFF−0.0280.8490.2150.147
β2 microglobulin−0.0960.4850.2150.147

Correlation coefficient and value were analyzed by Spearman’s rank correlation test. ESR = erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP = C-reactive protein; BAFF = B cell activation of the TNF family; .

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