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Table 2 Comparison of positive rates of different titers for ant-Hsp60 and anti-Hsp70 in plasma of patients with asthma and healthy controls

From: Plasma antibodies against heat shock protein 70 correlate with the incidence and severity of asthma in a Chinese population

  Titers Patients with asthma (n = 95) Control subjects (n = 99) P value
   n (%) n (%)  
Anti-Hsp60 1:10 17 (17.9) 5 (5.1) 0.001
  1:20 8 (8.4) 1 (1.0) 0.014
  1:40 5 (5.3) 0 (0.0) 0.027
  1:80 5 (5.3) 0 (0.0) 0.027
Anti-Hsp70 1:10 32 (33.7) 8 (8.1) <0.001
  1:20 19 (20.0) 4 (4.0) <0.001
  1:40 13 (13.7) 1 (1.0) <0.001
  1:80 9 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 0.001
Anti-Hsps* 1:10 37 (38.9) 9 (9.1) <0.001
  1. * Combined positive rate of anti-Hsp60 and /or anti-Hsp70 for titers 1:10–1:80.